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ea0023oc3.6 | Oral Communications 3 | BSPED2009

Melatonin secretion in children with sleep disturbance and septo-optic dysplasia

Webb Emma A , Reilly Michelle O , Orgill Jane , Dale Naomi , Salt Alison , Gringras Paul , Dattani Mehul

Introduction: A previous case-report described one individual whose significant sleep disturbance in association with septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) was corrected with melatonin administration. Subsequently a trial of melatonin treatment in children with SOD and sleep disruption has become accepted clinical practice in many centres. There are however no published data describing melatonin secretion in these individuals.Methods: We studied six children with ...