Sickle cell anemia

Case contributed by Faeze Salahshour


Nonspecific abdominal pain and a history of anemia

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Axial non-contrast abdominopelvic CT scan shows a small spleen with dense granular foci. On sagittal non-contrast thoracic and abdominopelvic CT fish mouth appearance of vertebrae is depicted.

Case Discussion

The hemoglobin electrophoresis result was not available to distinguish the hemoglobin SC disease from the hemoglobin SS disease.

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