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Late onset post-traumatic hypothalamic hypothermia
  1. Pj Ratcliffe,
  2. Ji Bell,
  3. Kj Collins*,
  4. Rs Frackowiak,
  5. P Rudge
  1. National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Pentonville Road, London, UK
  2. *The Medical Research Council Annexe, Pentonville Road, London, UK


    A case of post-traumatic hypothalamic hypothermia is described. An unusually selective defect in thermoregulatory function was demonstrated together with a defect in thyroid function suggestive of impaired hypothalamic control.

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