Spontaneous regression of optic glioma in a patient with neurofibromatosis

Anita E. Brzowski, Carlos Bazan, John V. Mumma, Stephen G. Ryan

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-681
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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