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July 1969

Photoreceptor Elements in RetinoblastomaA Preliminary Report

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC
From the Ophthalmic Pathology Branch, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, and the Department of Ophthalmology, the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, Dr. Vogel is now at the Universitäts-Augenklinik, Essen, Germany.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(1):57-59. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020059012

Differentiation of photoreceptor cell elements was observed in five retinoblastomas. These structures were studied by light and electron microscopy. Evidence of glial differentiation could not be found. The observations support the belief that the retinoblastoma is a distinctive neuronal neoplasm.