Extra-medullary hematopoiesis causing bilateral optic atrophy in beta thalassemia/Hb E disease.

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OBJECTIVE To report a rare presentation of bilateral optic nerve compression from extra-medullary hematopoiesis in beta thalassemia/Hb E disease. DESIGN Interventional case report. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 13-year-old Thai girl was reported with slowly progressive bilateral visual loss due to optic neuropathy as a result of compression from extra… (More)

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