"Optic Nerve Neoplasms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from the optic nerve or its sheath. OPTIC NERVE GLIOMA is the most common histologic type. Optic nerve neoplasms tend to cause unilateral visual loss and an afferent pupillary defect and may spread via neural pathways to the brain.
|Optic Nerve Neoplasms
- Optic Nerve Neoplasms
- Neoplasm, Optic Nerve
- Optic Nerve Neoplasm
- Neoplasms, Optic Nerve
Malignant Optic Nerve Neoplasm
- Malignant Optic Nerve Neoplasm
- Tumor, Optic Nerve, Malignant
- Tumor, Malignant, Optic Nerve
- Malignant Optic Nerve Tumor
- Optic Nerve Tumor, Malignant
Benign Optic Nerve Neoplasm
- Benign Optic Nerve Neoplasm
- Neoplasm, Benign, Optic Nerve
- Tumor, Optic Nerve, Benign
- Optic Nerve Neoplasm, Benign
- Tumor, Benign, Optic Nerve
- Benign Optic Nerve Tumor
- Neoplasm, Optic Nerve, Benign
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