Early diagnosis treatment needed for retinoblastoma patients

Early diagnosis and multifaceted treatment are important for the long-term survival rate of children with retinoblastoma, according to a study.The retrospective analysis included 684 children (885 eyes) with retinoblastoma; mean age of the patients was 1.91 years. Data were collected from September 2005 to May 2010. Initial symptoms included leucocoria (70.47%), strabismus (12.43%) and decreased visual acuity (6.28%).

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