Retinal astrocytic tumors

Christopher Seungkyu Lee, Sungchul Lee, Arun D. Singh

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Abstract

Retinal astrocytic tumors are benign tumors representing two clinical types: astrocytic hamartoma and “acquired” retinal astrocytoma. Retinal astrocytic hamartomas are frequently associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). “Acquired” retinal astrocytomas are rare astrocytic tumors that develop in somewhat older individuals who have no clinical manifestations of TSC or other systemic syndromes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Ophthalmic Oncology
Subtitle of host publicationRetinal Tumors
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages35-44
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783642394898
ISBN (Print)9783642394881
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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    Lee, C. S., Lee, S., & Singh, A. D. (2014). Retinal astrocytic tumors. In Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology: Retinal Tumors (pp. 35-44). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39489-8_4