Sickle cell anemia on chest radiograph

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis certain



Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Cardiomediastinal contours are normal. The bones are diffusely sclerotic and there are H-shaped and biconcave vertebral bodies in keeping with sickle cell anemia.

Case Discussion

The patient had a known diagnosis of sickle cell anemia.

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