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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-29

A rare case of reversible paraplegia due to extramedullary hematopoiesis in a patient with thalassemia intermedia


Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kasr ElAini School of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Noha K.H.M. Khalil
MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 11668 Cairo
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1110-7782.132898

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30 yrs old man is known to have thalassemia intermedia presented with bilateral lower limb weakness and sphincteric troubles with loss of deep sensations, the motor power of the muscles and precipitancy of urine improved after blood transfusion, laboratory investigations and MRI dorsolumbar spine confirm the diagnosis of extramedullary haematopoiesis.


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