Optic nerve astrocytoma in a dog
Orr Rozov, Pablo E. Piñeyro, Kurt L. Zimmerman, Ian P. Herring, Rachel Matusow, John H. Rossmeisl, Bernard S. Jortner and Jennifer Dreyfus
Version of Record online: 27 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.612
Intracranial astrocytomas are relatively uncommon in dogs and optic nerve astrocytomas even more so. This neoplasm should be considered as differential in canine patients with vision loss, retinal detachment, ocular mass, and histopathologic findings of infiltrative fusiform to polygonal glial cells possibly associated with glomeruloid vascular proliferation.