Retinocytoma Shows Lack of Response to Chemoreduction

Jaeyoon Chung; Turaka, Kiran; Shields, Carol L.
November 2010
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 47 Issue 6, pe1
Academic Journal
Case Study
The authors report a case of retinocytoma showing no response to chemoreduction. A 30-month-old girl presented with Group B multifocal retinoblastoma in the right eye and Group E retinoblastoma in the left eye. After the first cycle of chemotherapy (vincristine [0.9 mg/m2], carboplatin [336 mg/m2], and etoposide [90 mg/m2]), there was remarkable reduction in the tumor size in the left eye, whereas the right eye tumors did not regress and were diagnosed as retinocytomas/retinomas. Retinocytoma/retinoma shows little to no response to chemoreduction.


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