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