Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by Egyptian Doctor, Jun 22, 2011.
hair on end * thalassemia major
Osteogenessis imperfecta? Hydrocefalus?
extramedullary hematopoiesis, hypertrophied bone marrow...could be in thalassemia major patients
I can't see any punche out lesion so I don't think its MM
why Thalassemia Major ? Bcoz of widening of skull and bossing of the frontal and parietal bones
Answer : Thalassemia
crew cut appearance of skull bones due to growth on outer table of bone in thalasemmia.
not sure..........may be multiple myeloma
crew cut appearance of bones in skull due to excess growth in outer table of bone due to thalasemmia
thalasemia major the main cause in which there is expansion of bone marrow and cortical bone is replaced and eroded due to this expansion.
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