Thalassaemia: with extramedullary haematopoiesis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


A known case of thalassemia

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

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
Published: 1st Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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