Published in Cancer Weekly, November 8th, 2005
"GCT usually occurs as a solitary, small, nodular tumor and rarely grows to a sufficient size to present symptoms. The tumor is more prevalent in female adults," scientists writing in the journal Virchows Archiv reported.
"The authors report a case of an 8-year-old boy with GCT of the neurohypophysis presenting with central precocious puberty. Few cases of symptomatic GCT have been reported in the literature, none of them in a patient in the first decade of life," explained P.R. Benites and colleagues, Universidade Federal do Parana.
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