Oxidants and ocular tumors

Rajendra Singh, Abhijit Chattopadhyay, Alka Agarwal, S. K. Bhattacharya, A. K. Bhattacharya

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Abstract

Serum superoxide dismutase and catalase assays were performed using spectrophotometry in 60 adults and children with benign or malignant tumors and in controls. There was a statistically significant difference in the antioxidative status of children with intraocular tumors (primary retinoblastoma) compared with children without tumors. The difference was not significant in adults. These enzymes may be of value in the early diagnosis of malignant intraocular tumor, especially retinoblastoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of ophthalmology
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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