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Founders Award Lecturer gives update on retinal tumor research

Ocular oncology specialists have made strides in identifying and treating retinal tumors in recent years, Carol L. Shields, MD, told colleagues at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting. Among new ways of identifying tumors, Shields said that the fundus finding of a retina achromic patch helps lead to the diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), which is often associated with astrocytic hamartoma.

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