Medical Practice

Septo-optic Dysplasia

Br Med J 1972; 3 doi: (Published 30 September 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;3:811
  1. C. G. D. Brook,
  2. M. D. Sanders,
  3. R. D. Hoare


    Four children are described who had hypoplastic optic nerves, absent septa pellucida, and various types of endocrinological dysfunction. The importance is stressed of recognizing this syndrome and of following up the growth of the patient, because now that human growth hormone is available the short stature of some blind children may be susceptible to treatment.

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