EURORAD ESR

Case 911

Thalassemia

Author(s)
W.G. Wassenaar, G.J. Jager
 
Patient
male, 20 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest radiograph
     

    Chest radiographs shows on PA-view prominent bilateral paravertebral masses and azygos lobe fissure.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest radiograph;

    Lateral view shows a lobulated shadow overlying the superior thoracic spine. The anterior margin of the vertebral bodies remains identifiable.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest radiograph;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT scan
     

    Native CT scans at the level of carina in soft tissue: expansion of the head and neck of the ribs with fenestration of the irregular and thinned cortex on the left side. There is continuity between the medulla and...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan;

    Same as 2a: bone window setting.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan;
     
     
Chest radiographs shows on PA-view prominent bilateral paravertebral masses and azygos lobe fissure.
 
Lateral view shows a lobulated shadow overlying the superior thoracic spine. The anterior margin of the vertebral bodies remains identifiable.
 
Native CT scans at the level of carina in soft tissue: expansion of the head and neck of the ribs with fenestration of the irregular and thinned cortex on the left side. There is continuity between the medulla and adjacent soft tissue masses, which contain fine opacities.
 
Same as 2a: bone window setting.
 
 
 
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