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- child health (paediatrics)
- eye (globe)
- public health
We estimated the Kenyan retinoblastoma incidence, and distribution by age, sex, family history, ethnicity and province. A nationwide chart-review identified retinoblastoma cases between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2007 (supplementary methods). We observed 206 cases in 46 Kenyan healthcare facilities, of which 58 (28%) were lost after referral, and 148 (72%) were traceable (figure 1). We excluded 16 cases, comprising 3 missing files and 13 with histology inconsistent with retinoblastoma (figure 2), leaving 132 cases. The concordance of 91% of available histological reports with the initial clinical diagnosis indicates that initial clinical diagnosis of retinoblastoma is performed adequately.
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