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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 148-151

Bilateral proliferative retinopathy in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia


Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Devesh Kumawat
225, Type 3 Quarters, Ayurvigyan Nagar, New Delhi - 110 049
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_608_17

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A 4-year-old child with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia presented with vitreous hemorrhage due to proliferative retinopathy in both eyes. Pars plana vitrectomy was performed in both eyes to clear nonresolving vitreous hemorrhage after systemic stabilization. Visual recovery was limited by the disc drag in the right eye and subfoveal exudation in the left eye. Etiopathogenesis and management of proliferative retinopathy in acute leukemias are discussed.


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