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  1. J. N. Cross,
  2. O. S. Morgan,
  3. W. N. Gibbs,
  4. I. Cheruvanky
  1. University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

    Spinal cord compression in thalassaemia


    Two cases of spinal cord compression resulting from extramedullary haemopoiesis in patients with thalassaemia of intermediate clinical severity are reported. The association between mild thalassaemia with long survival and the risk of spinal cord compression from extramedullary haemopoietic deposits is emphasised.

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