Incidence and types of malignancies in renal transplant recipients in Iraq.

  title={Incidence and types of malignancies in renal transplant recipients in Iraq.},
  author={Iqdam K Altaee and Nedham A Jaleel and Harith M Aljubury and Ihsan A Alshamaa and Shawqi Gazala},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  volume={17 3},
We retrospectively reviewed the records of 273 renal transplant recipients who received allograft transplants between 1994 and 2004 and recorded the incidence and types of de novo malignancies that developed in these patients. The study was carried out at the Al-karama and Al-rasheed kidney transplant centers in Baghdad, Iraq. A total of 16 patients developed malignancies. The tumors included Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in eight patients, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in four, basal cell carcinoma… CONTINUE READING


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