Synonyms: Diencephalic cachexia | Diencephalic syndrome of childhood | Diencephalic syndrome of emaciation | Russell diencephalic cachexia | Russell syndrome
Diencephalic syndrome (DS) is a rare condition characterized by profound emaciation and failure to thrive (with normal caloric intake and normal linear growth) hyperalertness hyperkinesia and euphoria in the presence of hypothalamic tumors.
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