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Optic Nerve Glioma, Optic Pathway Glioma


Optic nerve glioma, also known as optic pathway glioma, is a rare, slow-growing tumor that develops in the optic nerve or optic pathway. These tumors arise from glial cells and primarily affect children and young adults. Optic nerve gliomas can cause vision loss, hormonal imbalances, and other neurological symptoms.