Optikusgliom

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Optikusgliom

Synonym(e) - Malignes Astrozytom, N. Optikus - Astrozytom, malignes, N. Optikus - Gliom, N. Optikus

Definition: Glial cell derived tumors arising from the optic nerve, usually presenting in childhood. Roughly 50% are associated with NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1. Clinical manifestations include decreased visual acuity; EXOPHTHALMOS; NYSTAGMUS; STRABISMUS; pallor or swelling of the optic disc; and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION. The tumor may extend into the optic chiasm and hypothalamus. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p681)

Überbegriff(e)

  • Tumoren
  • Tumoren, histologische Einteilung
  • Tumoren, Keimzell- und embryonale
  • Neuroektodermale Tumoren
  • Tumoren, neuroepitheliale
  • Gliom
  • Astrozytom
  • Optikusgliom

 

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