Table 1

Clinical characteristics of 51 irradiated eyes

Type of choroidal haemangioma
CircumscribedDiffuse (Sturge–Weber syndrome)
(36 eyes)(15 eyes)
Age (years)
 Mean4518.3
 Range22–668–27
Follow up time (years)
 Mean4.55.3
 Median4.04.8
 Range4 months–24 years1.5–17
Average tumour height in echography (mm)3.94.1
Tumour location
 Extrafoveal136
 Juxtafoveal236
 SubfovealNone3
Exudative foveal detachmentAllAll
Cases with tumour diameter exceeding 1 quadrantNone9 eyes (60%)
Secondary glaucomaNone8 eyes (53.3%)
Photocoagulation before and after radiotherapy
 Before4 eyes2 eyes
 After5 eyes1 eye