Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 8, P760-765 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820916892 View full text
Sophie Y. Lin, Kimberly G. Yen, Huirong Zhu, Alexis Moisiuc, Madhuri Chilakapati

Abstract: Children who present with an abnormal red reflex (ARR) are often referred to ophthalmology due to concern for retinoblastoma. However, an ARR can indicate a wide variety of pathologies, all of which have the potential to develop amblyopia and irreversible vision loss. In this retrospective cohort study, we demonstrate that children who presented with an ARR had a mean age of 22.0 ± 32.5 months and were more frequently referred by their pediatricians (74.5%). The majority of these patients (61.8%) had a normal…

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