A CASE REPORT: Optic glioma in a child with NF1


  • Kalid Astrat, MD


A 10 year old female patient presented with progressive right eye proptosis ( Fig 1) and skin rash of three years duration was seen at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, department of pediatrics hematology /oncology unit. Physical examination showed mildly decreased visual acuity and cafe au lait spot ( Fig 2) AND axillary freckling and Orbital CT ( Fig 3) showed right intraorbital mass with an assessment of right optic nerve glioma she is to be started on weekly vinblastine at a dose of 6mg/m2.




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Astrat, MD, K. (2022). A CASE REPORT: Optic glioma in a child with NF1. Ethiopian Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health, 5(1). Retrieved from https://www.ejpch.net/index.php/ejpch/article/view/46