In this article Mr Ashwin Reddy advises on how to recognise and appropriately manage retinoblastoma in children. Key learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include signs and symptoms, carrying out a red reflex test and referral.
After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
List the signs and symptoms of retinoblastoma
Understand when and how urgently to refer a suspected case
Explain which patients may be screened for retinoblastoma
Explain the prognosis and risk of further cancers in retinoblastoma patients
Mr Ashwin Reddy
Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist
Lead clinician for Ophthalmology and Retinoblastoma Services, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust
Honorary Consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Ravi Ramanathan
Instructions For Participation and Credit
This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.
Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.