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Epidemiology of childhood leukoses at the Pediatric Clinic in Sarajevo over the past 2 years



Epidemiology of childhood leukoses at the Pediatric Clinic in Sarajevo over the past 2 years



Medicinski Arhiv 53(3 Suppl 2): 55-57



In retrospective study we analyzed 19 patients who were diagnosed and cured because of leukemia at Pediatric clinic in Sarajevo during last two years. From that number, 15 children (78.9%) were with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), 3 (15.7%) were with acute myeloic leukemia (AML) and 1 was with chronic myeloic leukemia. Among all pediatric malignancies percent of leukemias was 40.4%. Most of children with leukemia from Canton of Zenica-Doboj (42.1%) and then from Canton of Sarajevo (31.5%). Illness began mostly in winter months (36.5%), than in early spring (26.3%), and in autumn (26.3%), but there were no newly diagnosed in summer (July and August). More children with leukemia were from rural areas (57.8%), than from urban areas (42.2%).

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