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Hormones

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 144–146 | Cite as

Central precocious puberty due to hypothalamic hamartoma in neurofibromatosis type 1

  • Emanuele BartoliniEmail author
  • Stefano Stagi
  • Perla Scalini
  • Andrea Bianchi
  • Antonio Ciccarone
  • Mario Mascalchi
Letter to the editor

Key words

Brain MRI Diagnosis Neuroimaging Spectroscopy Therapy 

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© Hellenic Endocrine Society 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuele Bartolini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stefano Stagi
    • 3
  • Perla Scalini
    • 3
  • Andrea Bianchi
    • 4
  • Antonio Ciccarone
    • 5
  • Mario Mascalchi
    • 4
  1. 1.Pediatric Neurology Unit and LaboratoriesAnna Meyer Children’s HospitalFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Stella Maris FoundationCalambrone, PisaItaly
  3. 3.Health Sciences DepartmentUniversity of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University HospitalFlorenceItaly
  4. 4.Quantitative and Functional Neuroradiology Research Program at Anna Meyer Children’s and Careggi University HospitalsUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly
  5. 5.Medical Physics UnitAnna Meyer Children’s University HospitalFlorenceItaly

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