Thalassaemia: with extramedullary haematopoiesis

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

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A known case of thalassemia

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Multiple mass like lesions in the paraspinal space and chest wall. 

Case Discussion

Multiple mass like lesions in the paraspinal and chest wall in a 18 Y/O patient with thalassemia are consistent with extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH).

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Case Information

rID: 21050
Case created: 1st Jan 2013
Last edited: 12th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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