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Raised LDH levels in Aqueous is seen in (AIPG 2009)



A Galactosemia
B Glaucoma

C Hemangioblastoma
D Retinoblastoma

Ans. D Retinoblastoma

1. Retinoblastoma:

a. Average age of diagnosis is 18 months

b. It is the second common tumour of all age group*

c. Inheritance – AD, but only 6% cases are familial *

d. Familial cases have early onset, bilateral involvement an are predisposed to develop second non ocular malignancy including pinealoblastoma and osteo sarcoma

e. B/L Retinoblastoma with pinealoblastoma is termed as trilateral retinoblastoma

f. The specific area corresponding to retinoblastoma gene was identified on long arm of chromosome 13 __ 13 q

g. It arises form primitive multipotential neuroectodermal cells of retina

2. C/F.: Mode of presentations are:

a. Leukocoria 60% b. Strabismus 20%

c. Secondary Glaucoma d.Pseudouveitis

3. C/F: I/O with scleral indentation should be performed in both eyes. Growth may be

a. Exophytic - mimic coats disease

b. Endophytic - mimic endophthalmitis

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