Optic Nerve Glioma and Diffuse Field Loss

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


The visual field defect and optic disc findings in this case indicated optic neuropathy. However, the confirmed diagnosis of optic glioma was provided by the MRI after other optic nerve diseases and intracranial hypertension were excluded, which suggested that imaging shall be carried out at the early stage to assist with the diagnosis of optic neuropathy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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