Thalassemia and spinal cord compression in pregnancy

Esfandbod, Mohsen; Malekpour, Mahdi
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE798
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Thalassemia and spinal cord compression in pregnancy," by Mohsen Esfandbod and Mahdi Malekpour, which appeared in www.cmaj.ca. It states the case of a 22-year-old pregnant woman who is unable to walk for three days in her 32nd week of gestation. It adds that the patient was diagnosed with extramedullary hematopoiesis and was subjected to an emergency cesarean delivery.


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