Septo-Optic Dysplasia


NCI: A very rare congenital syndrome characterized by hypoplasia of the optic nerve, impaired vision, absence of the septum pellucidum and hypopituitarism.,MSH: A condition resulting from congenital malformations involving the brain. The syndrome of septo-optic dysplasia combines hypoplasia or agenesis of the SEPTUM PELLUCIDUM and the OPTIC NERVE. The extent of the abnormalities can vary. Septo-optic dysplasia is often associated with abnormalities of the hypothalamic and other diencephalic structures, and HYPOPITUITARISM.

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