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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 4, 2002, pp. 520-521
Bioline Code: ni02141
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2002, pp. 520-521

 en Short Report - A Patient with Optic Pathway Glioma, Scoliosis, Chiari Type I Malformation and Syringomyelia : Is it Neurofibromatosis Type 1 ?
A. Chakravarty, A. Bhargava, S. Nandy


A 22 years old girl had features of optic pathway glioma, scoliosis, Chiari type 1 malformation and cervical syringomyelia. She had no cutaneous lesions.We considered this combination to be more than coincidental and argue in favour of considering the case as a variant form of Neurofibromatosis type 1. The relevent literature in favour of our contention has been reviewed.

Neurofibromatosis type I, Optic glioma, Chiari type 1 malformation, Syringomyelia

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