Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
hereditary disorder of hemoglobin synthesis
In puberty, peripheral manifestations regress as inactive yellow marrow replaces active red marrow. Thus the skull, spine and pelvis demonstrate the most severe changes in adulthood.
Brian Funaki, MD - 6 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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