Neurofibromatosis type 1 and optic pathway glioma. A long-term follow-up.

AIM Optic pathway gliomas (OPG) are the predominant intracranial tumours associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and the outcome of OPG in 200 NF1 patients (122 males and 78 females, aged 1-25 years) followed up to 16 years (mean of 6 years). METHODS All children were evaluated by a detailed… CONTINUE READING