Published in Cancer Weekly, August 11th, 2009
"Magnetic resonance imaging typically is obtained when retinoblastoma is suspected to evaluate for a mass or optic nerve infiltration, the latter appearing as an enhancing lesion. We report a case of optic nerve enhancement observed in the setting of an acute secondary glaucoma in a patient with unilateral Coats retinopathy," wrote D.S. Dhoot and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "Given the gravity of the decision to recommend enucleation on the basis of clinical findings consistent with retinoblastoma, physicians...
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