DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for optic nerve neoplasm

Optic nerve neoplasm [DOID:3419]

Also known as cranial nerve 2, transmits visual information from the retina to the brain. Derived from the embryonic retinal ganglion cell, a diverticulum located in the diencephalon, the optic nerve does not regenerate after transection.

Synonyms:  optic nerve neoplasm,  DOID:3419,  Tumour of optic nerve,  neoplasm of optic nerve (disorder),  tumor of Second Cranial nerve ...