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Pediatric tumour- Retinoblastoma and its clinicopatholgical correlation

Dr. Shruti Chandrakar Dr.Ashok Kumar Chandrakar

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Retinoblastoma is the commonest childhood primary malignant intraocular neoplasm that is often characterized by spontaneous regression. They display photoreceptor differentiation. This study provides the clinical presentations and histological profiles of retinoblastoma PT JNM Medical college Raipur CG.. A retrospective study of clinically and histologically verified retinoblastoma from January 2010 to December 2011 was undertaken. The clinical and histological features were analyzed using the patient’s case folder and surgical pathology records. There were 20 patients, 9 males and 11 females (M:F ratio 1.7: 1), age range from 5½ months to 6 years with 23 eyeball tumours histologically confirmed retinoblastoma during the study period. Proptosis with chemosis was the most common clinical presentation .Bilaterality was 15% in this study. Enucleation and Exenteration combined with chemotherapy were offered to patients . A moderately differentiated type with extensive areas of tumour necrosis was the commonest histological pattern.

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