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Causes of Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Retinoblastoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Retinoblastoma:

Retinoblastoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Retinoblastoma: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Retinoblastoma:

Causes of Broader Categories of Retinoblastoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Retinoblastoma as a symptom:

Conditions listing Retinoblastoma as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Retinoblastoma. Our database lists the following as having Retinoblastoma as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Retinoblastoma?

Causes: Retinoblastoma: Usually genetic, either inherited or sporadic.
The tumor develops from the immature retina - the part of the eye responsible for detecting light and color. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Related information on causes of Retinoblastoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Retinoblastoma may be found in:


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