PEDIATRIC OBESITY, vol.11, no.5, pp.383-388, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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Brain tumour, craniopharyngioma, mortality, BODY-MASS INDEX, CHILDHOOD CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA, MORBIDITY, WEIGHT, ADOLESCENTS, SURGERY, THERAPY, HEIGHT
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
BackgroundHypothalamic obesity (HyOb) is a common complication of childhood hypothalamic tumours. Patients with HyOb probably have a higher mortality rate than those with other types of obesity due in many cases to obstructive sleep apnoea/hypoventilation.