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Absent Septum Pellucium
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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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