DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20204077

Hemarthrosis in hemoglobin E beta thalassemia: a rare clinical scenario

Malini Garg, Prakas K. Mandal, Prakash S. Shekhawat, Tuphan K. Dolai

Abstract


Hemorrhagic joint effusions are rarely seen in patients with haemoglobinopathies. Joint effusions often develop in association with deferiprone-related arthropathy in beta thalassaemia patients. Here we report a very rare case of bilateral knee and hip joint effusions in a case of hemoglobin E (HbE) beta thalassemia patient.


Keywords


HbE beta thalassemia, Hemarthrosis, Rare presentation

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