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Intrathoracic extramedullary haematopoiesis
  1. Padmanabhan Arjun1,
  2. Mathew Thomas2
  1. 1Pulmonology, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, India
  2. 2Hematology and Internal Medicine, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Padmanabhan Arjun, Pulmonology, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum 695029, India; dr.p.arjun{at}gmail.com

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A woman from the Middle East, in her fifth decade, known to have beta thalassemia while undergoing routine medical assessment was incidentally detected to have a mass lesion in the right lower zone on chest radiograph (figure 1). On clinical assessment she was found to have hepatosplenomegaly. Respiratory system examination was unremarkable. A CT was done, which revealed the presence of well-defined lobulated soft tissue attenuation masses in …

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