Thalassaemia

Case contributed by Radswiki

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

Cardiomegaly

medullary expansion of ribs, scapulae and clavicles

kyphotic deformity of dorsal spine with marked intervertebral disc space reduction

CT

Deformed shape of the chest.

Medullary expansion of ribs, sternum and vertebral bodies

lever shows changes resembling haemochromatosis

X-ray

Medullary expansion and cortical thinning is noted

Case Discussion

This case was donated to Radiopaedia.org by Radswiki.net

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 12003
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 12th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.