A 12-year epidemiological review of retinoblastoma in Omani children

Rajiv Khandekar, Anuradha Ganesh, Jawad Al Lawati

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Abstract

AIM: To describe the epidemiology of retinoblastoma (RB) in Omani children. METHOD: The National Cancer Registry, hospital records, and treatment abroad registers were reviewed to identify the characteristics of Omani children diagnosed with RB between 1990 and 2002. RESULTS: Twenty-nine children (12 male and 17 female) were diagnosed with RB. The age-adjusted incidence was 4.04/million/year in children

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-159
Number of pages9
JournalOphthalmic Epidemiology
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004

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Keywords

  • Oman
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Retinoblastoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Epidemiology

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