Long-term response in high-grade optic glioma treated with medically induced hypothyroidism and carboplatin: a case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant and frequent brain tumor, with an aggressive growth pattern and poor prognosis despite best treatment modalities. Long-term survival of patients with GBM is rare. Optic glioma represents 0.6-1.2% of all brain tumors. Unlike low-grade optic gliomas in children, optic gliomas in adults are highly aggressive… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CAD.0b013e32835c7a47

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