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Spontaneous regression of optic glioma in a patient with neurofibromatosis.

Authors
  • Brzowski, A E
  • Bazan, C 3rd
  • Mumma, J V
  • Ryan, S G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1992
Volume
42
Issue
3 Pt 1
Pages
679–681
Identifiers
PMID: 1549238
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We describe a young girl with neurofibromatosis and enlargement of the optic chiasm and intracranial left optic nerve. Serial MRIs over 32 months demonstrated spontaneous, marked reduction in the size of these lesions. Spontaneous regression must be considered in evaluating therapies for optic glioma.

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