Latest Advances

  • Condition: Pediatric Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Endonasal Gross Total Resection
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with a pediatric growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma that resulted in excessive growth spurts, behavioral changes, and frontal headaches.
  • Condition: Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy (CGL) with Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Sodium Valproate, Baclofen, Aripiprazole, Benzhexol, Lamotrigine, and Nutrition Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report discusses a child with congenital generalized lipodystrophy (CGL), a rare autosomal recessive hereditary disease, associated with metabolic complications and epilepsy, which is also rare.
  • Condition: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
  • Journal: International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Tongue Reduction
  • Number of Patients: 68
  • Published —
This study evaluated perioperative complications, as well as long-term aesthetic and functional outcomes, in a large cohort with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, a rare congenital overgrowth disorder with macroglossia (enlarged tongue), treated with surgical tongue reduction.
  • Condition: General Lipodystrophy
  • Journal: Endocrine
  • Treatment Used: Metreleptin
  • Number of Patients: 66
  • Published —
This study tested the long-term safety and efficacy of using metreleptin to treat congenital or acquired generalized lipodystrophy.
  • Condition: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS)
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 47
  • Published —
This study evaluated treatment and surgical outcomes of patients of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (growth disorder; BWS).
  • Condition: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS)
  • Journal: Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal
  • Treatment Used: Tongue Reduction
  • Number of Patients: 16
  • Published —
This study review patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (body overgrowth; BWS) who underwent surgical tongue reduction between 2000 and 2015.
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