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Absence of septum pellucidum

Absence of septum pellucidum: Introduction

Absence of septum pellucidum: The absence of the thin membrane that separates the two halves of the brain. The defect itself is not a disorder but is usually observed as a characteristic of a condition called septo-optic dysplasia which also involves optic nerve and pituitary abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Absence of septum pellucidum is available below.

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Causes of Absence of septum pellucidum

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Absence of septum pellucidum: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer's...read more »

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Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

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Absence of septum pellucidum is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Absence of septum pellucidum, or a subtype of Absence of septum pellucidum, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Absence of septum pellucidum: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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