Other Names for this Disease
- Septooptic dysplasia
- De morsier syndrome
- Septo-optic dysplasia with growth hormone deficiency
- Hypopituitarism and septooptic 'dysplasia'
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.
Last updated: 8/10/2010
- 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.
- 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.
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