Headache and failure to thrive

Barnard, Chantelle; Friedman, Jeremy N.
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p159
Academic Journal
The article describes a case of craniopharyngioma, a histologically benign and slow-growing tumour, in a child. The child presented symptoms of fatigue, poor appetite and weight loss. The episodes of lethargy and loss of appetite experienced by the patient are described. Laboratory examinations of the condition of the patient revealed a mild normochromic normocytic anemia.


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