Optic pathway glioma

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Optic pathway glioma

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The terms "Optic pathway glioma" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mortality in Children with Optic Pathway Glioma Treated with Up-Front BB-SFOP Chemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Josué Rakotonjanahary, Emilie De Carli, Matthieu Delion, Chantal Kalifa, Jacques Grill, François Doz, Pierre Leblond, Anne-Isabelle Bertozzi, Xavier Rialland,

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In terms of overall survival (OS), limited data are available for the very long-term outcomes of children treated for optic pathway glioma (OPG) with up-front chemotherapy. Therefore, we undertook this study with the aim of clarifying long-term OS and causes of death in these patients.

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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Rare case of optic pathway glioma with extensive intra-ocular involvement in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1.
 

Author(s): Vasudha Gupta, Kourosh Sabri, Kaitlyn F Whelan, Virginia Viscardi

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;22(1):117-8.

 

We present a case of a 3-year-old girl with a positive family history of neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1) presented with best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 in the right eye and <20/400 in the left eye. External ocular examination revealed left eye proptosis of 3 mm, grade II left ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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Functional outcome measures for NF1-associated optic pathway glioma clinical trials.
 

Author(s): Michael J Fisher, Robert A Avery, Jeffrey C Allen, Simone L Ardern-Holmes, Larissa T Bilaniuk, Rosalie E Ferner, David H Gutmann, Robert Listernick, Staci Martin, Nicole J Ullrich, Grant T Liu,

Journal: Neurology. 2013 Nov;81(21 Suppl 1):S15-24.

 

The goal of the Response Evaluation in Neurofibromatosis and Schwannomatosis Visual Outcomes Committee is to define the best functional outcome measures for future neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)-associated optic pathway glioma (OPG) clinical trials.

Last Updated: 19 Nov 2013

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The terms "Optic pathway glioma" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A patient with optic pathway glioma, scoliosis, Chiari type I malformation and syringomyelia: is it Neurofibromatosis type 1?
 

Author(s): A Chakravarty, A Bhargava, S Nandy

Journal: Neurol India. 2002 Dec;50(4):520-1.

 

A 22 years old girl had features of optic pathway glioma, scoliosis, Chiari type 1 malformation and cervical syringomyelia. She had no cutaneous lesions. We considered this combination to be more than coincidental and argue in favour of considering the case as a variant form of Neurofibromatosis ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2003

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Low-Dose or High-Dose Lenalidomide in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent, Refractory, or Progressive Pilocytic Astrocytoma or Optic Pathway Glioma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neurofibromatosis Type 1; Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016

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Phase II Pegylated Interferon
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas; Optic Pathway Gliomas

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2016

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Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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