Ophthalmology Slides

What is Retinoblastoma?:-

“Retinoblastoma is a disease that causes the growth of malignant tumors in the retinal cell layer of the eye.” (3)
It is the most common eye tumor in children.

Dissociated deviation. A strabismus of cortical origin:-

What Causes Retinoblastoma?:-

Retinoblastoma is caused by a mutation on the 13th chromosome.
“Possibly environmental factors increase mutational events at the retinoblastoma gene locus.” (2)