Optic Nerve Glioma

Known as: Glioma of the Optic Nerve, Optic Gliomas, Glioma, Optic Nerve 
A glioma that affects the optic nerve. This condition can be seen in association with neurofibromatosis 1. It is most commonly seen in the pediatric… (More)
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2010
2010
Optic pathway gliomas are rare tumors accounting for 3-5% of brain tumors in children; 90% are observed in children. They account… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The tumor microenvironment is considered to play an important role in tumor formation and progression by providing both negative… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The gene responsible for neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) encodes a tumor suppressor that functions as a negative regulator of the… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Adult malignant optic nerve gliomas are rare and rapidly fatal visual pathway tumours. They represent a clinical entity different… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Whereas biallelic neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) inactivation is observed in NF1-associated gliomas, astrocyte-restricted Nf1… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Over a 24-year period, optic gliomas were found in 29 children, 16 of whom had neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). These 16 children… (More)
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1991
Review
1991
Optic nerve gliomas are benign astrocytic neoplasms that primarily affect children. The ultimate prognosis for vision is poor… (More)
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1980
1980
A series of 10 patients with optic nerve glioma involving the chiasm is presented, all treated by radiotherapy. In a follow-up… (More)
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1977
1977
Sixteen patients with optic nerve gliomas were treated with radiation therapy between 1962 and 1975. Surgical extirpaton was not… (More)
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1969
Highly Cited
1969
Controversy surrounds the management of childhood optic gliomata in the anterior visual pathways. This stems from insufficient… (More)
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