Childhood Anaemia in Ibn- Al-Atheir Paediatric Hospital in Mosul (Excluding Leukaemia)
Rafidain Journal of Science,
2005, Volume 16, Issue 11, Pages 28-33
AbstractThis study include (408) anaemic children (243 Male and 165 Female) with ratio (1.4: 1) their haemoglobin level was below 100 g/l.
They were admitted to Ibin-Al-Atheir paediatric hospital in Mosul from February till September 1997. Routine haematological tests were done and some special haematological tests were performed when indicated. Three hundred children 300 out of 408 (73.5%) were admitted because of infection. The most common type of anaemia was normochromic normocytic as (53.18%), the second anaemia type was hypochromic microcytic anaemia (32.11%), haemolytic anaemia represented (8.83%), the rest type of anaemia were normochromic macrocytic anaemia (5.14%) and dimorphic anaemia (0.74%).
While children below three years of age showed microcytic hypochromic anaemia of moderate type and 36 (8.83 %) suffered from haemolytic anaemia.
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