[Orbital subperiosteal hematoma in child with sickle cell thalassemia. A case report].

Service de radiologie pédiatrique, hôpital d'Enfants de Tunis, place Bab Saadoun, 1007 Tunis Jabbari, Tunisia.
Archives de Pédiatrie (Impact Factor: 0.41). 05/2010; 17(8):1174-7.
Source: PubMed


Sickle cell anemia is the most common hemoglobinopathy worldwide; its musculoskeletal complications consist more often of medullary infarctions involving long bones. Orbital infarction is uncommon. We report on a case of orbital subperiosteal hematoma in a 9-year-old male with a medical history of sickle cell thalassemia.

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