Retinoma: spontaneous regression of retinoblastoma or benign manifestation of the mutation?

@article{Gallie1982RetinomaSR,
  title={Retinoma: spontaneous regression of retinoblastoma or benign manifestation of the mutation?},
  author={Brenda L. Gallie and Robert M Ellsworth and David H Abramson and Robert A. Phillips},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1982},
  volume={45},
  pages={513 - 521}
}
Non-progressive retinal lesions, observed in patients known to carry the gene for retinoblastoma, have in the past been called "spontaneous regression" of retinoblastoma. This term suggests shrinkage of a malignant growth, perhaps in response to some host defence mechanism. On the basis of observations on 30 patients, we propose that the term "retinoma" would be less presumptive and more suitable. Retinoma is clinically defined as a translucent, grey, elevated mass extending into the vitreous… CONTINUE READING
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