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title:MANAGEMENT OF EXTRAMEDULLARY HAEMATOPOISES IN THALASSAEMIA WITH RADIOTHERAPY: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Author:B Thejaswini, J Bindhu, R Nanda, K Aradhana

Keywords:Thalassemia, Extramedullary haematopoises, Spinal cord compression, , Radiotherapy

Type:Case report

Abstract:Extramedullary haematopoises (EMH) is a very rare cause for spinal cord compression but is a well described entity with relation to chronic haemolytic anemias like thalassemia. Radiation therapy has a documented role in the management of this condition. We would like to report a case of a 28 year old man with underlying thalassemia major presenting with paraparesis and sensory loss, successfully treated with radiotherapy

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