Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Effect of Hypertransfusion on Extramedullary Hematopoietic Compression Mass in Thalassemia Major: A Case Report

Mohammadreza Emamhadi 1 and Ahmad Alizadeh 2 , *
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1 Department of Neurosurgery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
2 Department of Radiology, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: September 01, 2012, 9 (3); 154-156
  • Published Online: September 17, 2012
  • Article Type: Case ReportNEURORADIOLOGY
  • Received: June 18, 2011
  • Revised: May 21, 2012
  • Accepted: May 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.8064

To Cite: Emamhadi M, Alizadeh A. Effect of Hypertransfusion on Extramedullary Hematopoietic Compression Mass in Thalassemia Major: A Case Report, Iran J Radiol. 2012 ; 9(3):154-156. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.8064.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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