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Optochiasmatic glioma in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1 (MRI)

This T1-weighted, axial MRI shows that the optic chiasm is markedly enlarged (red arrows), as are the optic tracts (blue arrows). (Contributed by Dr. Sherman Stein.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Childhood brain tumors
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Congenital glaucoma
  • Endocrinologic dysfunction
  • Neurofibromatosis 2
  • Neurofibromatosis and central nervous system tumors
  • Osseous dysplasia
  • Other forms of neurofibromatosis, such as segmental neurofibromatosis
  • Peripheral nerve tumors
  • Scoliosis
  • Short stature
  • Suprasellar tumors
  • von Recklinghausen disease