Pediatric Grand Rounds
Title: Pediatric Grand Rounds
Author: Aparna Kamasubramanian
Keywords/Main Subjects: Leukocoria; Retinoblastoma; Vitreous seeding; Intra-arterial Chemotherapy; Melphalan; Intravitreal chemotherapy
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology/Retinoblastoma/Treatment
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a child with leukocoria who was found to have a large unilateral retinoblastoma with vitreous seeding. Intra-arterial chemotherapy treatment with melphalan was undertaken and is discussed. After incomplete treatment with melphalan, intravitreal chemotherapy was undertaken and is discussed. Techniques for intravitreal chemotherapy are discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds