Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Leukemias Guidelines

Updated: Dec 10, 2021
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: C Stephen Foster, MD, FACS, FACR, FAAO, FARVO  more...
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Guidelines

Guidelines Summary

Ophthalmic involvement in patients with leukemia is common. Virtually all parts of the eye may become involved. Ophthalmic examination of patients with leukemia is important, as ocular involvement may be a sign of relapse. Isolated optic nerve involvement in ALL may be a red flagfor early relapse. [31]  Earlier diagnosis may allow earlier treatment.