[Retinoblastoma: 21-year review].

  title={[Retinoblastoma: 21-year review].},
  author={L Kayembe},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={9 8-9},
  • L Kayembe
  • Published 1986 in Journal francais d'ophtalmologie
The natural history and prognosis of retinoblastoma were analysed using data from 73 medical records with diagnosis of retinoblastoma registered during 1963-1983 at University Hospital of Kinshasa (Zaïre). Of the 73 cases, 24 children (33%) were bilaterally affected. There were 38 (52%) boys and 35 (48%) girls. Ages at diagnosis ranged from 1/2 year to 6 years with an average age of 2.4 years. The white pupil was the most common initial sign. Many of our patients were severely affected with… CONTINUE READING

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