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  1. Egyptian Doctor

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    What is your diagnosis for this patient ?
    What is the first line of treatment ?

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    This is a lateral skull X-Ray showing Hair On End appearance indicative of hyperactive bone marrow in Thallassaemia or Sickle cell anaemia
    First line of treatment is blood transfusion after Hb Electrophoresis confirmes the Dx..
     

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    thalassaemia major
     


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    hair on end appearance of beta thalassemia major ,
    first line of treatment is bone marrow transplant or gene therapy
     


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    Answer : Chronic Hemolytic Anemia
     


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