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Descriptive Study of Hemophilia in Al-Ramadi City

Author: Ayyed Mohammed Namoos AL- Zubaidy
Journal: Diyala Journal of Medicine مجلة ديالى الطبية ISSN: 97642219 Year: 2014 Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Pages: 55-59
Publisher: Diyala University جامعة ديالى

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Background: Hemophilia is hereditary bleeding distorted, and widespread in the world.The Objective: to identify the epidemiological characteristics of sample.Methodology: descriptive of study was conducted in genetic blood disease center in the AL-Ramadi Teaching Hospital for maternity & children during six months period of October to April (2012-2013).The data were collected by reviewing part of registered record in the center.Results: The study included (60) patients with hemophilia registered, (76,7%) was hemophilia A and (23,3%) hemophilia B. Age distribution revealed that the highest affected age group were those from age 6-15 years (33.3%). Gender distribution revealed that (88.3%) were males & (11.7%) were female. Residency distribution revealed that 65% were Rural & 35% were urban. The study showed that (56.7%) of cases were marriages among first cousins, (15%) of cases were marriages among close family or tribe & (28.3%) are marriages unrelated with family.Conclusion: from this study we can conclude that the most common is hemophilia A followed by hemophilia B & the number of newly registered cases is increasing with consanguineous marriages.

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