Tumor - retina; Cancer - retina
One or both eyes may be affected.
They pupil may appear white or have white spots. A white glow in the eye is often seen in photographs taken with a flash. Instead of the typical "red eye" from the flash, the pupil may appear white or distorted.
Other symptoms can include:
- Double vision
- Eyes that do not align
- Eye pain and redness
iriscolors in each eye
If the cancer has spread, bone pain and other symptoms may occur.
Signs and tests
The doctor will perform a complete physical exam, including an eye exam. The following tests may be done:
- Eye exam with dilation of the pupil
CT scanor MRI of the head
Ultrasoundof the eye ( head and eye echoencephalogram)
- Bone marrow biopsy and cerebrospinal fluid examination in the case of more aggressive tumors