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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | Egypt | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Assessment of Balance in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Aya E. El-Komy, Hamada E. Ayoub, Khaled A. Olama, Hossam A. ElAshtokhy

Purpose: This study was conducted to assess the balance in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia within a year from termination of chemotherapy. Methods: Six children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia participated in the study, their ages between 5 to 11 years, being assessed by Humac balance system and their balance scores were compared with thirty age and gender matched normal children. Results: There was no significant difference (p >0.05) in balance scores in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia while open eyes or closed eyes along with no significant difference between groups. Conclusion: From the obtained results of the study it can be concluded that children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have no balance affection when compared with age and gender matched children.

Keywords: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Chemotherapy, Balance, Humac balance system

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 960 - 963

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Aya E. El-Komy, Hamada E. Ayoub, Khaled A. Olama, Hossam A. ElAshtokhy, "Assessment of Balance in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20202745, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019, 960 - 963

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