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Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2005 Mar;18(1):41-53, viii.

Intraocular retinoblastoma: the case for a new group classification.

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The Retinoblastoma Program, Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Disease, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, MS 88, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA. lmurphree@chla.usc.edu

Abstract

This article argues the case for the creation of a new group classification of intraocular retinoblastoma. The current Reese-Ellsworth group classification has not been updated since it was published 35 years ago. The proposed classification is based on the natural history of intraocular retinoblastoma and on the risk of loss of the eye following primary therapy.

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15763190
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10.1016/j.ohc.2004.11.003
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