PMID: 589907Sep 1, 1977

Abdominal lymphography in thalassaemia major

Clinical Radiology
C Parsons

Abstract

The appearances are described of abdominal lymphography in seven patients with thalassaemia major. All were severely and chronically anaemic. An abnormal course of lymphatic channels was seen in only one case. Nodal filling defects were found in all patients, lying centrally and peripherally, in para-aortic and iliac glands. The findings correlate well with the microscopic features of lymph nodes removed at therapeutic splenectomy. These show haemosiderin deposition and foci of extramedullary erythropoeisis.

References

Jul 21, 1973·British Medical Journal·H H Knox-MacaulayM E Pembrey
Apr 1, 1974·The British Journal of Radiology·G H WhitehouseJ Bradley
May 1, 1973·The American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium Therapy, and Nuclear Medicine·P H WinchesterV Canale

Citations

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Jun 24, 2005·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·Olympia PapakonstantinouNicholas C Gourtsoyiannis

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