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Neuro-Ophthalmologic Features of Chordoid Glioma

Al-Zubidi, Nagham MD; McGlynn, Margaret M. BA; Chévez-Barrios, Patricia MD; Yalamanchili, Sushma MD; Lee, Andrew G. MD

Section Editor(s): McCulley, Timothy J. MD

Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology: March 2014 - Volume 34 - Issue 1 - p 47–49
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e3182a595b7
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Abstract: Chordoid glioma is a rare intracranial tumor typically arising in the third ventricle, particularly along the anterior aspect of the hypothalamic wall. We describe the clinical, neuroimaging, and pathologic factors of this neoplasm in a patient presenting with a chiasmal syndrome.

Departments of Ophthalmology (NA-Z, SY, AGL) and Pathology and Genomic Medicine (PC-B), Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas; Weill Cornell Medical College (MMM, PC-B) and Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery (AGL), Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas; Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine (PC-B, AGL), Houston, Texas; and the Department of Ophthalmology (AGL), The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (AGL), Houston, Texas.

Address correspondence to Andrew G. Lee, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, The Methodist Hospital, 6560 Fannin Street, Scurlock Tower 450, Houston, TX 77030; E-mail:

Supported in part by an unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness.

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

© 2014 by North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society