Primary central nervous system lymphoma involving the optic chiasm in AIDS

Andrew G. Lee, Rosa A. Tang, Dwayne Roberts, Jade S. Schiffman, Anne Osborne

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Objective To report visual loss resulting from chiasmal involvement by primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL). Materials and Methods Case report. Results A patient with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) presented with visual loss resulting from PCNSL involving the optic chiasm. The clinical findings, neuroimaging, pathology, and treatment of this patient are described. Conclusions Although rare, clinicians should consider PCNSL in the differential of a hypothalamic/chiasmal mass, especially in a patient with AIDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-98
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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