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Septo-optic dysplasia


Other Names for this Disease

  • De morsier syndrome
  • Hypopituitarism and septooptic 'dysplasia'
  • Septo-optic dysplasia with growth hormone deficiency
  • Septooptic dysplasia
  • SOD
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Can septo-optic dysplasia be cured?

There is no cure for septo-optic dysplasia. Treatment is symptomatic. Hormone deficiencies may be treated with hormone replacement therapy. The optical problems are generally not treatable. Vision, physical, and occupational therapies may be required.[1]
Last updated: 8/10/2010

References
  1. NINDS Septo-Optic Dysplasia Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2008; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/septo_optic_dysplasia/septo_optic_dysplasia.htm. Accessed 7/13/2012.


Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Septo-optic dysplasia. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of research activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. Although these projects may not conduct studies on humans, you may want to contact the investigators to learn more. To search for studies, enter the disease name in the "Text Search" box. Then click "Submit Query".
Other Names for this Disease
  • De morsier syndrome
  • Hypopituitarism and septooptic 'dysplasia'
  • Septo-optic dysplasia with growth hormone deficiency
  • Septooptic dysplasia
  • SOD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.