Leukemic ophthalmopathy in children.

@article{Ridgway1976LeukemicOI,
  title={Leukemic ophthalmopathy in children.},
  author={E W Ridgway and Norman Jaffe and David Walton},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1976},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          1744-9
        }
}
Abnormalities of the eye were detected in 52 of 657 children (9%) suffering from acute leukemia. The treatment for leukemia was single agent chemotherapy administered sequentially. "Prophylactic" treatment of the central nervous system was not administered. Major manifestations of leukemic ophthalmopathy comprised retinal hemorrhage (in 19) and infiltration of the optic nerve, retina, iris or orbit (29). The ophthalmopathy was treated by topical dexamethasone and radiation therapy. Concurrent… CONTINUE READING
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