Thalassemia - skull

Case contributed by Vaibhav jain


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

CT of the skull demonstrates a hair on end appearance on scanogram.

Widening of diploic spaces on axial sections of skull in bone window with thinning of outer and inner table of skull.

Case Discussion

The diagnosis of thalassemia major has been established on blood electrophoresis.

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