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  1. The epidemiology of leukemia in Kuwait.

    Article - En anglais

    This study reports the occurrence of leukemia subtypes in Kuwait between 1979 and 1989.

    The cases were analyzed by age, sex, Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti nationality status.

    Of the total 723 cases, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) was the most frequent 144.2%), exhibited a peak incidence in the 0-4 years age group and was also the most common leukemia of childhood (90.5%). Acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML) constituted 32.4% of leukemia and showed a progressive increase in incidence with age.

    Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) constituted 14.8% and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) 8.6% of all cases.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Leucémie lymphoblastique, Leucémie myéloblastique, Leucémie myéloïde, Chronique, Leucémie lymphoïde, Epidémiologie, Koweit, Asie, Homme, Aigu, Hémopathie maligne, Lymphoprolifératif syndrome, Myéloprolifératif syndrome

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute lymphocytic leukemia, Acute myelocytic leukemia, Chronic myelocytic leukemia, Chronic, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Epidemiology, Kuwait, Asia, Human, Acute, Malignant hemopathy, Lymphoproliferative syndrome, Myeloproliferative syndrome

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

    Cote : 94-0371270

    Code Inist : 002B19B. Création : 199406.