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WGC-2021

Abstract #91618 Published in IGR 21-4

Adult presentation of retinoblastoma in Saudi patient

Al Rashaed S; Elkhamary SM; Al Sheikh O; Al Mesfer S; Al-Dhibi H; Al Maktabi A
Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology 2020; 34: 136-138


To describe an unusual case of retinoblastoma in adult Saudi. A 21-year-old Saudi male developed acute unilateral visual loss due to a large intraocular lesion in his left eye. Within five days of presentation, the tumor enlarged rapidly causing angle closure glaucoma and orbital cellulitis like picture. The patient underwent enucleation and the histopathology specimen confirmed the presence of an undifferentiated type tumor cell that was consistent with retinoblastoma with choroidal and optic nerve invasion. Retinoblastoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of an intraocular mass in adults. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an adult presentation of retinoblastoma in Saudi patient.

Dr Sulaiman Habib Group, Arrayan Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Classification:

9.4.8 Glaucomas associated with intraocular tumors (Part of: 9 Clinical forms of glaucomas > 9.4 Glaucomas associated with other ocular and systemic disorders)
9.3.1 Acute primary angle closure glaucoma (pupillary block) (Part of: 9 Clinical forms of glaucomas > 9.3 Primary angle closure glaucomas)



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