Retinoblastoma is a rare tumor Tumor Inflammation but the most common primary intraocular malignancy Malignancy Hemothorax of childhood. It is believed that the condition arises from a neuronal progenitor cell. Retinoblastoma can be heritable or nonheritable. The condition typically presents as unilateral or bilateral leukocoria Leukocoria Cataracts in Children (abnormal white reflection in the eye) in a child under the age of 2. Retinoblastoma is fatal if not treated but early recognition accounts for a high survival rate in resource-rich countries.
Last updated: Nov 10, 2022
Treatment depends on the stage, with multiple “vision-sparing” therapies available:
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