|Morning Glory Syndrome
Unilateral lack of development of Optic Nerve Head.
(Optic Nerve Coloboma)
VA normal or only slightly reduced
Large disc unilaterally. Stable, does not change over time.
Vessels emerge from disc in a radial pattern
Central portion of disc shows white glial tissue
Generally Idiopathic. Bilateral cases are hereditary.
Rare cases show some systemic associations.
Frontonasal dysplasia - Mid-facial abnormalities. Flat nasal bridge
and/or flat midline notch on upper lid. Pituitary deficiency, lack
of a corpus callosum and basal encephalocele all possible.
PHACE syndrome - in females, cardiovascular abnormalities, facial
hemangiomas, and posterior fossa brain malformations.
No Treatment Necessary if isolated finding. Should be a stable condition