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Optic Nerve Neoplasms

"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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Optic Nerve Neoplasms" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Optic Nerve Neoplasms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2018
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