Retinoblastoma metastatic to bone marrow. A case with florid spread.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 28-month-old white male, 7 months status postenucleation for retinoblastoma, presented with lethargy, irritability, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. Bone marrow examination revealed almost total replacement of marrow elements with clumps of small round basophilic cells. Electron microscopic study of the marrow revealed clumps of cohesive tumor cells with intermediate junctions, establishing a diagnosis of metastatic retinoblastoma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Friedman, HS; Kurtzberg, J; Croker, B; Falletta, JM; Kinney, TR

Published Date

  • March 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 184 - 187

PubMed ID

  • 6697626

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-9228

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/000992288402300312


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States