Ocular malignant tumors: Review of the Tumor Registry at a tertiary eye hospital in central Saudi Arabia

Rajiv B. Khandekar, Abdulelah A. Al-Towerki, Hind Al-Katan, Saleh S. Al-Mesfer, Emad B. Abboud, Hailah M. Al-Hussain, Osama H. Sheikh, Imtiaz A. Chaudhry, Wafa A. Ahmed, Babar M. Zaman, Nasira Asghar, Deepak P. Edward

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Abstract

Objectives: To present the epidemiologic profile and magnitude of ocular malignant tumors (MT) representative of the Saudi population from the Tumor Registry (TR) at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH). Methods: This study evaluated the demographic information, clinical features including tumor laterality, ocular tissue of origin, and diagnosis of patients from the TR registry between 1983 and 2012 at KKESH, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The incidence of MT among Saudi adults (≥15 years old), and children (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-384
Number of pages8
JournalSaudi Medical Journal
Volume35
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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