Original Article

IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1166-1170

The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

Authors: Salah Mohammed Taha Bakry, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui.

ABSTRACT

Background: Brain tumors are considerably marked with disability and mortality and have a substantial effect on both patients and healthcare system. Understanding its patterns and epidemiological characteristics that are related and connected to brain tumors could be vital to their treatment as well as demographical and gender distribution. Thereby, this study aimed to discover the patterns and frequency of brain neoplasms in an academic center in Makkah city, Saudi Arabia. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was conducted on all the hospital records of brain tumors and neoplasms. The patients admitted in 2018 were reviewed and investigated. The collected data included patients' demographic characteristics, neoplasm location, laboratory findings, past medical history, and past surgical and social histories. Results: During the aforementioned period, a total of 37 patients with primary brain tumors were admitted. The mean age for participants was 52.86 20.39 years, while the mean time of hospitalization for participants was 7.05 9.63 days. Tumor location was mostly at the supra-tentorial region, followed by infra-tentorial region with no significances. Most of the participants had no past medical or surgical histories; however, majority of them were actively smoking. Conclusion: The male gender was common and supra-tentorial tumor was more prevalent among participants; however, there was no significant difference between males and females regarding location.

Keywords:
Tumor pattern, brain tumor, brain neoplasms, frequency, Makkah.


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The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study


Authors
Salah Mohammed Taha Bakry
Faculty of Medicine, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui
Department of Community Medicine and Pilgrims, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah Al-Mukarrama, Saudi Arabia.
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Correspondence to:
. Salah Mohammed Taha Bakry, makkah city; salah.m.bakry@gmail.com

Publication history
Received 09 Mar 2021
Accepted 22 Mar 2021
Published online 30 Apr 2021
Published in print 06 Jun 2021

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Bakry SMT, Siddiqui MI. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry SMT, Siddiqui MI. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. https://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=62385 [Access: July 25, 2021]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry SMT, Siddiqui MI. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. IJMDC. 2021; 5(5): 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry SMT, Siddiqui MI. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. IJMDC. (2021), [cited July 25, 2021]; 5(5): 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry, S. M. T. & Siddiqui, . M. I. (2021) The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. IJMDC, 5 (5), 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry, Salah Mohammed Taha, and Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui. 2021. The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 5 (5), 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


Chicago Style

Bakry, Salah Mohammed Taha, and Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui. "The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 5 (2021), 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry, Salah Mohammed Taha, and Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui. "The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 5.5 (2021), 1166-1170. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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Bakry, S. M. T. & Siddiqui, . M. I. (2021) The pattern of varieties of brain tumors in an academic center in Makkah city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 5 (5), 1166-1170. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1615263310


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