Holoprosencephaly Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 10, 2017
  • Author: Nusrat Ahsan, MD; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Absent olfactory bulbs and tracts are commonly associated with holoprosencephaly, [2]  and a dorsal cyst is commonly present. [93]

Several other brain malformations have been reported to occur with, but are not specific to, holoprosencephaly. [55, 66, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100]

Differential Diagnoses

  • Septo-optic dysplasia