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Fractures in thalassemia

Dines, DM; Canale, VC; Arnold, WD


Fractures occur frequently in patients with homozygous beta-thalassemia. A study was made of the fractures noted in a group of patients who were followed at the Thalassemia Clinic at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Results indicate that these patients often sustain fractures which are multiple and which frequently heal with resultant deformities.

Copyright © 1976 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
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