X-ray
Lateral skull rad...
Lateral
Lateral skull radiograph
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

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

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  • Hair on end sign (mnemonic) - “ The hair on end sign refers to a radiographic appearance of the diploic space of the skull vault which results from a thickening of trabeculae as ...”
  • Calvarial thickening - “ Calvarial thickening can occur from a number of causes. These include: idiopathic chronic ventricular shunting 1 antiepileptics phenytoin 3 o...”

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