Thalassemia major - calvarial changes

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Headache. Known history of hematological disorder.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Diffuse calvarial thickening and expansion of diploic space along with the usual loss of trabecular bone.

Hypodensity right lentiform nucleus could be due to a Virchow-Robin space.

Case Discussion

This patient had a known history of thalassemia major with the calvarial manifestations.

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