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Optic gliomas



Optic gliomas



Radiologic Clinics of North America 37(1): 59-71, Ix



Primary tumors of the optic nerve are uncommon. The most common are optic nerve gliomas (ONGs), which account for 66% of all primary optic nerve tumors. Seventy-five percent of gliomas are diagnosed in the first decade of life, and 90% are diagnosed in the first two decades. This article discusses the anatomy and imaging of the optic pathway and the clinical manifestations of ONGs.

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Accession: 046870712

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PMID: 10026729

DOI: 10.1016/S0033-8389(05)70078-6


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