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Late-onset retinoblastoma in a 12-year-old girl
  1. Katerina Lazari1,
  2. Eleni Papageorgiou1,
  3. Evangelia E Tsironi2,
  4. Sofia Androudi2
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, General University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
  1. Correspondence to Dr Eleni Papageorgiou, Department of Ophthalmology, General University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece; e_papage{at}

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A 12-year old girl presented with a 3-week history of floaters and blurry vision in her left eye (LE). The patient reported mild fever, loss of weight (2 kg) and contact with puppies. Visual acuity was 20/20 in her right eye (RE) and 20/30 in her LE. In the LE, there was anterior uveitis, vitritis and a white-to-cream peripheral retinal mass with intravitreal exudates (figure 1A). No calcifications in B-scan ultrasonography were found (figure 1B). MRI showed a …

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  • Contributors KL and EP contributed to writing of manuscript, discussion and patient care. EET and SA supervised the project, and contributed to patient care and to final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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