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Vitreous seeding from retinoblastoma

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD; Kevin Gertsch, MD

Photographer: Kevin Gertsch, MD

Retinoblastoma is a neuroendocrine tumor that occurs in young children. The tumors may present with vitreous seeding, or free-floating buds of tumor cells within the vitreous.

To learn more about retinoblastoma, read the EyeRounds case report.

Vitreous seeding from retinoblastoma

Vitreous seeding from retinoblastoma

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last updated: 09/02/2014
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