Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1966;7(2):97-100.
A case of retinoblastoma cured by x-ray radiation.
Chang Shoo Choi, Jong Won Rhee, Yung Hi Rhee
1Chang Shooo Choi Eye Clinic, Korea.
2Department of 0phthalmology, Kyung Kyung Book University, School of Medicine, Korea.
3Department of Ophthalmology, Central Seoul City Hospital, Korea.
방사선 (放射線) 요법으로 (療法) 치유되었다고 (治癒) 생각되는 ( Retinoblastoma ) 1예 (例)
최창수(Chang Soo Choi),이종원(Jong Won Lee),이영희(Young Hee Lee)
Abstract
The authors present a case of bilateral retinoblastoma occured in a six months old baby. The right eye, the advanced, was enucleated immediately and the left eye was treated with x-ray radiation giving 5,400r (tumor dose) in four weeks. A cataract developed in five years after the radiation therapy, which masked the pictures of the fundus and was extracted intracapsularily using alpha-chymotripsin. After the surgery, repeated funduscopy revealed no definite signs of recurrence.


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