Thalassemia: with extramedullary hematopoiesis

Case contributed by Dr Nikos Karapasias

Presentation

Female with history of thalassemia and known extramedullary hemopoiesis

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Frontal chest radiograph shows well-marginated bilateral multiple masses.

Lateral chest radiograph shows paraspinal location of these masses. 

Case Discussion

The findings are compatible with extramedullary hemopoiesis.

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Case information

rID: 25348
Published: 21st Oct 2013
Last edited: 15th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included