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In this monograph Lundberg deals with the clinical and pathologic aspects of primary tumors of the optic nerve and chiasm. In tabular form are listed the important features of the one hundred and fourteen cases of this condition the reports of which were published between 1912 and 1934, thus bringing to date Hudson's exhaustive summary. To this series are added ten cases of the author's. These too are described clinically and histologically, the microscopic specimens being stained with the modern silver stains introduced by the Spanish school of histologists. In nine cases the tumors were gliomas of the type designated as oligodendrocytoma by Rṭo Hortega. Five of these involved the intra-orbital portion of the optic nerve, four the chiasmal region. The tenth case was one of meningioma, in which the tumor occupied the region of the inner opening of the optic canal.
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Perkins OP. Ueber die primären Tumoren des Sehnerven und der Sehnervenkreuzung. Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;15(2):366–367. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840140216020
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