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What should I watch out for if my baby has an absent septum pellucidum?

What should I watch out for if my baby has an absent septum pellucidum?

Septum pellucidum: An absence of the septum pellucidum is a genetic disorder. Your chilld will have to be followed by a neurologist preferably at a pediatric teaching hospital. A condition known as septo-ocular syndrome can occur. That means that organs in the body's midline can be affected, namely optic discs and pituitary gland. A multidisiplined approach will be needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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My 3 month old isn't responding to any visual cues. She has an absent septum pellucidum. Should i worry that she is blind?

My 3 month old isn't responding to any visual cues. She has an absent septum pellucidum.  Should i worry that she is blind?

Concerning: Absence of the septum pellucidum is associated with optic nerve hypoplasia and developmental delays. Do the eyes shake (nystagmus)? Some crossing of the eyes is normal at this age, but constant deviation is not. Go see a pediatric ophthalmologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter has hydrocephalus the ultrasound says absent septum pellucidum,we know about hydro but what is the absent p. And is that harmful to her?

My daughter has hydrocephalus the ultrasound says absent septum pellucidum,we know about hydro but what is the absent p. And is that harmful to her?

Septum pellucidum: Missing septum pellucidum is a rare neurological anomaly which can cause seizures, low muscle tone, intellectual deficits, and possible endocrine problems.in some cases vision may also be affected. ...Read more

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30 wk ultrasound, found baby's septum pellucidum absent. What does this implicate? What concerns should we bring up to docs at MRI screening?

30 wk ultrasound, found baby's septum pellucidum absent. What does this implicate? What concerns should we bring up to docs at MRI screening?

MR docs know: The radiologists reading the fetal MRI will know what they are looking for. Absent septum can be an isolated finding, or be associated with other abnormalities of brain formation, pituitary gland, optic disk and face. The MRI will be extremely helpful in better understanding what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where is the nasel septum?

Where is the nasel septum?

Nasal septum: The nasal septum divides the nose into the right and left nostrils. It has bony and cartilagenous portions. ...Read more

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What is the way to pierce your own septum?

What is the way to pierce your own septum?

Don't do it.: How would you feel if you developed an infection that ate away part of your nose? These things do actually happen. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a debiated septum?

How do I know if I have a debiated septum?

Rhinoscopy: You need to have your doctor look in your nose the deviation can be seen with a regulat nasal rhinoscopy or if it was deep, then needs ENT ...Read more

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What could cause a dime sized hole in septum?

What could cause a dime sized hole in septum?

The most common...: Causes of a septal perforation are: 1. Surgical complication, 2. Chronic Cocaine use, 3. Trauma external or internal (chronic nose picking), 4. Wegners granulomatosis, 5. Syphilis, 6. Lupus 7.Lymphoma. Not necessarily in that order. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if stretching your septum from a 20 to a 14 bad?

Can someone tell me if stretching your septum from a 20 to a 14 bad?

Gauging: Isn't healthy but if you are going to do it- you shouldn't be jumping up diameters rapidly. ...Read more