Biópsia retiniana para esclarecimento de tumor intraocular - relato de um caso

Biópsia retiniana para esclarecimento de tumor intraocular - relato de um caso

Autores:

Carlos A. Moreira Jr.,
Mário T. Sato,
José R. Madureira,
Gilberto A. Sampaio

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.57 no.4 São Paulo ago. 1994

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19940031

SUMMARY

Intraocular tumors in childhood need precise diagnosis. In the present work we report a case of intraocular tumor in an infant with 33 days of age, who had a previous diagnosis of retinoblastoma. The patient was refered to the pediatric service due to the presence of respiratory problems. The clinical and auxiliary exams showed various cardiac tumors. We needed for performing a retinal biopsy to elucidate the case. The biopsy was performed through pars plana vitrectomy and the histopatologic examination revealed an astrocytic hamartoma of the retina, compatible with tuberous sclerosis.

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