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What are symptoms of retinoblastoma?

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  • The pupil of an eye looks white instead of black
  • An eye or eyes that appear larger than normal
  • Cloudiness or discoloration in the center of the eye
  • Eye pain
  • Eyes that cross or look in different directions
  • Redness in the white of the eye
  • Vision problems

These symptoms can also be caused by less serious problems, but have a doctor check out any issues with your child’s eyes as soon as possible.

From: What Is Retinoblastoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "Retinoblastoma Treatment -- Patient Version."

American Cancer Society: "Retinoblastoma," "Signs and symptoms of retinoblastoma."

NCBI Bookshelf: "Retinoblastoma."

National Institutes of Health, "Retinoblastoma."

Mayo Clinic: "CT scan," "MRI," "Ultrasound."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on May 11, 2018

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "Retinoblastoma Treatment -- Patient Version."

American Cancer Society: "Retinoblastoma," "Signs and symptoms of retinoblastoma."

NCBI Bookshelf: "Retinoblastoma."

National Institutes of Health, "Retinoblastoma."

Mayo Clinic: "CT scan," "MRI," "Ultrasound."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on May 11, 2018

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