Retinoblastoma (Rb) is a rare occurring cancer which develops from the immature cells of a retina. This intraocular cancer mostly found in young children.
Indeed most of the children survived but they may lose their vision or maybe live with removed eye.
Almost half of the cases are due to a hereditary genetic defect which is caused by it is caused by a mutation in the chromosome 13. The major symptom associated with it is amaurotic cat's eye reflex. Other signs may include deterioration of vision, a red and irritated eye, glaucoma and faltering growth or delayed development. It is mostly treated with radiotherapy or special surgical procedures. To visit best pediatric oncologists in Lahore please visit Marham.