Sub-RPE infiltration in vitreoretinal lymphoma patients correlated with shorter survival time

PHILADELPHIA — Vitreoretinal lymphoma patients with subretinal pigment epithelial infiltration had a shorter survival time while those who were younger than 55 years had a longer survival rate, a study found.
The retrospective review evaluated patient charts and obituaries of 95 vitreoretinal lymphoma patients at Wills Eye Hospital between Jan. 1, 1984, and July 30, 2018. It measured the estimated time between diagnosis and death, as well as from diagnosis of vitreoretinal lymphoma to diagnosis of central nervous system disease, which 90% of patients developed.

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