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Awareness of eye tumours in Down syndrome
  1. F L Munier1,
  2. D Satgé2
  1. 1
    Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
  2. 2
    Laboratoire d’Anatomie Pathologique, Centre Hospitalier, Tulle, France
  1. Professor F Munier, Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, Avenue de France 15, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland; francis.munier{at}

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A metastasising adenocarcinoma of the retinal pigment epithelium in a 37-year-old man with Down syndrome (DS) has recently been reported in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.1 The authors underlined unusual atypical aggressive behaviour of the tumour, which …

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  • Funding: Our study on tumours in Down syndrome is supported by the Fondation Jérôme Lejeune.

  • Competing interests: None.