Radiological Features of Thalassaemia-An UpdateCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Rallabandi Mayuri,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Panineeya Mahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Kamala Nagar, Road Number-5, Chaitanyapuri, Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad-500060, Telangana, India.
Thalassaemia is an inherited disorder of haemoglobin synthesis which causes different craniofacial defects. The clinical features results from anaemia and also iron transfusion therapy. This article presents skeletal and non-skeletal radiological features of thalassaemia using conventional and advanced imaging modalities by thorough search of literature which may be useful for clinical diagnosis. A review of radiological features by conventional, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is compared and presented in this article.
CBCT features, Cooley’s anaemia, Haemoglobinopathies, Mediterranean anaemia, Radiographical representation
Aruna Jyothi, Mayuri Rallabandi, Akhila Mule, Prabhat Tirupathi, Eshwar Thota, Kavya Alluri. RADIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF THALASSAEMIA-AN UPDATE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 March [cited: 2019 Apr 26 ]; 13:ZE01-ZE04. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 10, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Nov 10, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Dec 30, 2018
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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