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Feberuary 1973

Histological Evidence of Optic Chiasma Glioma in the "Diencephalic Syndrome"

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Child Neurology, Clinique Pédiatrique (Dr. Pelc), and the Department of Child Neuropathology, Service d'Anatomie Pathologique (Dr. Flament-Durand), Hôpital St.-Pierre, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Arch Neurol. 1973;28(2):139-140. doi:10.1001/archneur.1973.00490200087015

Diencephalic syndrome of infancy occurred in an infant in whom an optic chiasma glioma was confirmed by clinical signs and histological examination. It is, to our knowledge, the first histological examination of the optic pathways and evidence of optic chiasma glioma to be reported in this syndrome.

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