Osteochondrodystrophic Lesions in Chelated Thalassemic Patients: An Histological Analysis

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Some patients affected by thalassemia major and treated with an iron-chelating drug such as deferioxamine can suffer from severe osteochondrodystrophic lesions of the long bones. These lesions were radiologically and clinically evident in 2.8% of the patients we examined over the last 10 years. The aim of our research was to evaluate the morphology and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00223001121

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