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Clinical profile, complications and outcome of Leukemia in Pediatric age group


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Author Details : Aditi Lingayat, Aziz Farookh*, Puja Totala, Sachin Ukey

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 93-99


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Abstract

Introduction: Aim of the study was to study clinical profile, complications & outcome of Leukemia in pediatric patients.
Materials and Methods: Patients of both sexes aged 0-12 years having Leukemia were included in the study. After admission, detailed history, physical examination and necessary investigations were done. During hospital stay, any complications occurring were recorded. Outcome was recorded as discharge or death.
Results: Total 50 patients were enrolled. 26(52%) were male while 24(48%) were female. 36(72%) patients were in age group 5-12 years. ALL [44 patients (88%)] was most common type of Leukemia. Fever [32 patients (64%)] was most common symptom and hepatomegaly [38 patients (76%)] as most common sign. Thrombocytopenia (32%) was most common complication seen. 43(86%) patients were discharged.
Conclusion: In present study, males were affected more commonly (male: female 1.08:1). Leukemia was most commonly seen in 5-12-year age group. ALL was the commonest type of Leukemia seen. Fever was most common symptom and hepatomegaly as most common sign. Most common complication seen was thrombocytopenia. Majority patients survived during study period (86%).

Keywords: Leukemia, ALL, AML, CML.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijmpo.2019.025

How to cite : Lingayat A , Farookh A, Totala P, Ukey S, Clinical profile, complications and outcome of Leukemia in Pediatric age group. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2019;5(3):93-99

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