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Wednesday, 08 April 2009 01:27

 

What is an Optic Nerve Glioma? What is the treatment for an Optic Nerve Glioma?

 

Opitc nerve gliomas are tumors of the optic nerve. These are typically found in children and can be associated with neurofibromatosis. This will cause a decrease of vision and the eye to bulge out (proptosis.) A head CT scan will allow the doctor to determine the stage of the tumor. Treatment involves surgically removing the tumor and/or radiation therapy.

 

Treatment

Surgically removing the tumor

Radiation

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:03
 

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