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October 1973

Prognostic Importance of Choroidal Invasion in Retinoblastoma

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Edward S. Harkness Institute of Ophthalmology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;90(4):294-296. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000050296009

The incidence of choroidal invasion in retinoblastoma, and its effects on prognosis were investigated by studying serial sections of enucleated eyes. Each patient was observed for a minimum of five years. It was found that choroidal invasion is both more common and less dangerous than previously believed.