Extramedullary haemopoiesis in a thalassemia major patient

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

CT performed due to clinical concerns over a lung mass

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male

Splenectomy, high attenuation liver (iron overload) and coarse bones - all part of the underlying thalassemia major

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates an array of findings of a thalassemia major patient

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Case information

rID: 20288
Case created: 10th Nov 2012
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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