Hemorrhage as a sign of treatment failure after intra-arterial chemotherapy in retinoblastoma.

Intra-arterial melphalan chemotherapy (IAC) continues to demonstrate excellent utility in the treatment of retinoblastoma. We present the case of a 3-month-old boy diagnosed with with unilateral, advanced stage 5B retinoblastoma and a Coats' response in the right eye. After laser therapy he received 3 doses of IAC. Intraretinal hemorrhaging, first noted… (More)