Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Case report
Heterochromia irides and mistaken identity of retinoblastoma

Abstract

Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignancy of infancy which frequently manifests with a white pupillary reflex. We report a case of delayed presentation of a child with retinoblastoma in his left eye because parents thought the change in iris colour in this eye was due to the innocent heterochromia irides that was previously diagnosed in his elder sibling. This late presentation necessitated enucleation of the affected eye followed by chemotherapy.

  • ophthalmology
  • glaucoma
  • retina
  • head and neck cancer
  • paediatric oncology
View Full Text

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.