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A Journal on Pediatrics, Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine,
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Minerva Pediatrica 2000 April;52(4):235-42
Clinical radiologic and RM long term follow-up study in a thalassaemic patient with osteocondrodystrophic lesions due to desferrioxamine
Mangiagli A., De Sanctis V., Campisi S., Di Silvestro G., Urso L.
We report a female thalassaemia major patient who developed short stature and osteochondrodystrophic lesions during therapy with desferrioxamine (DFX). Healing was noted after the dose of DFX was decreased for 3 years. Unfortunately the spinal cartilage abnormalities did not change suggesting an irreversibility of the ossification process.