Causes of Retinoblastoma
Retinoblastoma: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Retinoblastoma, consider researching the causes of these
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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.
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Retinoblastoma as a symptom of that condition:
What 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)
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As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
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