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Glioma of optic nerve is usually: (AIIMS Nov 2013)



A Gemistocytic
B Pilocytic astrocytoma

C Fibrillary
D Protoplasmic

Ans. B Pilocytic astrocytoma

Pilocytic astrocytoma:

a. Usually located in cerebellum and characterized by Rosenthal fibers. Anaplasia never seen (benign behavior)

b. Occur in children and located in cerebellum.

c. Glioma of optic nerve is usually pilocytic astrocytoma.

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