Thalassaemia: with hair on end sign

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

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A known case of thalassemia

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

Long and thin vertical striations in the diploic space.

Case Discussion

 Marked vertical striations in a patient with thalassemia give the appearance of hair standing on end so called hair on end sign.

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Case information

rID: 21052
Case created: 1st Jan 2013
Last edited: 12th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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