septo-optic dysplasia


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septo-optic dysplasia

A rare developmental disorder of the brain and eye in which the optic disk and septum pellucidum do not develop normally, resulting in blindness, hormonal deficiencies, learning disabilities, decreased muscular tone, and, occasionally, seizures.
Synonym: Morsier syndrome
See also: dysplasia
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Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) effects the pituitary gland and the optic nerve.
While some children with Septo-Optic Dysplasia (SOD) have normal intelligence, others have learning disabilities and mental retardation.
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Dakota suffers from Septo-Optic Dysplasia - which Katie Price's son Harvey, six, also has - but she responded quicker than any previous patients.
Septo-Optic Dysplasia and Optic Nerve Hypoplasia cause a range of health difficulties for children including blindness, growth, balance and intestinal problems.
Dakota was born with septo-optic dysplasia, which meant her eyes did not develop and she had trouble standing up.
She suffers from the birth defect Septo-Optic Dysplasia and Optic Nerve Hypoplasia - the same rare condition as Katie Price's son Harvey, six.
Katie's son Harvey, six, suffers from septo-optic dysplasia.
Little Megan Traynor was born with septo-optic dysplasia, a rare condition that means she is blind, suffers from epilepsy and diabetes, as well as having learning difficulties and growth hormone deficiency.
MEGAN'S illness, Septo-optic Dysplasia, also blights the life of model Jordan's first child Harvey.
He has been diagnosed with septo-optic dysplasia - making him blind - multiple pituitary hormone deficiency and hypothyroidism, to name just a few.
He is suffering from septo-optic dysplasia, which damages the optic nerve.