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Retinoma — the first identified case in Jordan

Rashed Mustafa Nazzal1, Yacoub Yousef2, Katarzyna Nowomiejska1, Robert Rejdak1
Ophthalmol J 2019;4:52-55.


Retinoma (or retinocytoma) is a rare benign intraocular tumor with characteristic features and can be diagnosed clinically. In this article, we present a case report and a review of literature about retinoma. The case is about an incidentally diagnosed retinoma in an asymptomatic young female who presented for vision checkup and was found to have an intraocular translucent-grey, elevated mass extending into the vitreous cavity from the retina with the characteristic features of retinoma. The main differential diagnosis included retinoblastoma and astrocytic hamartoma. The mass showed no growth over a period of 6 months of follow up with colored fundus photography and ultrasound. This case is, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of retinoma diagnosed in Jordan.

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