Radiation Therapy A Plausible Strategy In Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma

Because optic sheath meningioma is a slowly progressing, benign ophthalmic tumor, careful monitoring should be the first line of management, but when treatment is called for, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy can be highly effective, according to a speaker here.

Optic sheath meningioma accounts for about 2% of orbital tumors, occurring more frequently in women, Peter J. Savino, MD, said at the joint meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology. Optic sheath meningioma has been historically managed through observation only, but once the meningioma sets (Read more...)

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