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Septo-optic dysplasia: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2637588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A female infant presented with poor feeding, hypotonia, prolonged jaundice, seizure and wandering nystagmus. A case of septo-optic dysplasia was proved by demonstrating the absence of septum pellucidum, small optic discs and hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction at the age of three months. It is stressed that a diagnosis of septo-optic dysplasia must be entertained in infants who present with prolonged jaundice and hypoglycemia, particularly when rotatory nystagmus is associated.
Y M Chiou; C H Tsai; J S Chang; H C Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui za zhi [Journal]. Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0001-6578     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi     Publication Date:    1989 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-16     Completed Date:  1990-07-16     Revised Date:  2008-02-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  16210470R     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System / physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Nystagmus, Pathologic / etiology
Optic Nerve / abnormalities*
Septum Pellucidum / abnormalities*

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