Saudi J Anaesth 2017 Jan-Mar;11(1):106-107
Department of Anesthesia, São João Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal; Department of Anesthesia, Medical Faculty, Oporto University, Porto, Portugal.
Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD)/de Morsier's syndrome is characterized by optic nerve hypoplasia, pituitary endocrine dysfunction, and midline brain abnormalities. Hypopituitarism, hypothyroidism, hypogonadism, and adrenal insufficiency can lead to severe hypoglycemia, adrenal crisis, seizures, and sudden death. Anesthetic management of SOD was associated with high perioperative mortality. Read More