Rociletinib-related bilateral cataract

Eudald Felip, Aina Moll, Juan Jose García Mosquera, Laura Broc, Laura Angelats, Teresa Moran
2018 Precision Cancer Medicine  
Ocular toxicities related to systemic antineoplastic treatments are underestimated. This is a case report of a bilateral cataract of acute onset secondary to rociletinib. The clinical course of the cataract was more rapid than a typical senile cataract, with a severe impact in the patient's quality of life. Surgical approach with a bilateral cataract surgery was needed to restore both the eye and the general patient functioning. The case is a reminder of the potential toxicities related to new
more » ... ies related to new antineoplastic drugs and the need for an interdisciplinary approach to recognize and treat these ocular toxicities.
doi:10.21037/pcm.2018.06.01 fatcat:lg3yv63xrnfwbd2q5gt6z2ojf4