Thalassaemia

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Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Cardiomegaly

medullary expansion of ribs, scapulae and clavicles

kyphotic deformity of dorsal spine with marked intervertebral disc space reduction

Modality: CT

Deformed shape of the chest.

Medullary expansion of ribs, sternum and vertebral bodies

lever shows changes resembling haemochromatosis

Modality: X-ray

Medullary expansion and cortical thinning is noted

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Case Information

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

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