Ganglioglioma of the optic chiasm: case report and review of the literature

Neurosurgery. 1990 Jun;26(6):1042-5.


We describe a case of ganglioglioma of the optic chiasm and tract in a 33-year-old man. Review of the literature discloses only seven cases of tumors of the anterior visual pathway that meet the histological criteria for such neoplasms. A detailed histological description of our case and a review of the literature is provided.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / pathology
  • Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Neuroblastoma / pathology
  • Neuroblastoma / surgery*
  • Optic Chiasm / pathology
  • Optic Chiasm / surgery*