Septo-optic dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Patrick Farley
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Lack of septum pellucidum, hypoplastic optic nerves and chiasm, and small pituitary gland with absent posterior bright spot are characteristic findings of septo-optic dysplasia. There was no associated schizencephaly, a common association.

Case Discussion

Lack of septum pellucidum, hypoplastic optic nerves and chiasm, and small pituitary gland with absent posterior bright spot are characteristic findings of septo-optic dysplasia. There was no associated schizencephaly, a common association.

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rID: 16935
Published: 1st Mar 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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