Septo-optic dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Patrick Farley

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

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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Case Information

rID: 16935
Case created: 1st Mar 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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