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CASE REPORT WITH REVIEW OF LITERATURE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 923-925

Diffuse anterior retinoblastoma masquerading as complicated cataract - A case report


1 Advanced Pediatric Centre, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Cytopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
4 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Amita Trehan
Advanced Pediatric Centre, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_385_20

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Diffuse anterior retinoblastoma (Rb) is a rare variant of this tumor which may involve the anterior chamber of the eye without any detectable mass in the posterior segment. The initial presentation of this tumor as anterior segment pathology may lead to misdiagnosis and erroneous management eventually delaying the definitive therapy. We describe an 8-year-old child presenting with complicated cataract who underwent lens aspiration and later found to have diffuse anterior Rb.


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