Volume : VIII, Issue : VI, June - 2019

HISTOPATHOLOGY OF 4 CASES OF RETINOBLASTOMA: A STUDY AT RIMS RANCHI

Dr. Abhishek Verma, Dr. Niraj Prasad, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Srivastava

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Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular neoplasm of children. Retinoblastomas can present at birth but are usually diagnosed between 1 and 2 years of age, with heritable cases arising in younger infants. This is a retrospective study conducted at a Tertiary care centre, RAJENDRA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, RANCHI from May, 2018 to April 2019. 4 cases with histopathological diagnosis of retinoblastoma were included in the study. The age of the patients of these 4 cases were 20months, 24months, 31months and 68months. The mean age being 35.75months and median age being 22months. 3 out of 4 cases were male patients. Optic nerve as involved in 2 of the cases. It is important that attention be given to the details of the histopathological report in Retinoblastoma, particularly optic nerve invasion, corneal involvement, anterior and posterior chamber involvement to determine post-enucleation therapy and prognosis.

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HISTOPATHOLOGY OF 4 CASES OF RETINOBLASTOMA: A STUDY AT RIMS RANCHI, Dr. Abhishek Verma, Dr. Niraj Prasad, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Srivastava GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-6 | June-2019


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