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  1. Epidemiology of cataract in childhood : A global perspective.

    Article - En anglais

    Cataract is the most important cause of treatable childhood blindness.

    There are an estimated 200,000 children blind from cataract worldwide ; 20,000 to 40,000 children with developmental bilateral cataract are born each year.

    Rubella is still an important cause of preventable disease in many countries.

    In the developing world, there is a need to improve early case detection and referral services and to establish centers with expertise in the assessment, surgical treatment, and long-term management of the child with cataract.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cataracte, Epidémiologie, Monde, Enfant, Homme, Oeil pathologie, Cristallin pathologie, Segment antérieur pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cataract, Epidemiology, World, Child, Human, Eye disease, Lens disease, Anterior segment disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0481574

    Code Inist : 002B09G. Création : 03/02/1998.