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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 2086
Optic pathway glioma (OPG) is a benign tumor that develop along the optic nerve (chiasm, tracts, and radiations) characterized by impairment or loss of vision and may be accompanied by diencephalic symptoms such as reduced growth and alteration in sleeping patterns. OPG are often linked to neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1, see this term).
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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