Current Pediatric Research

Case Report - Current Pediatric Research (2018) Volume 22, Issue 1

Hypopituitarism association with blindness in a 5 year old boy: A case report and literature review

Many diseases are classified based on their clinical manifestations. This case report describes a patient with hypopituitarism and congenital blindness. Further assessment confirmed a diagnosis of septo-optic dysplasia. Optic nerve hypoplasia is a leading cause of congenital blindness. The triad of i) pituitary insufficiency, ii) optic nerve hypoplasia, and iii) brain midline defects defines septo-optic dysplasia. Three classifications of the disorder are recognized and are discussed here.

Author(s): Njood Waleed Nazer, Abdulmoein Eid Al-Agha

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