Iron Load Evaluation of Adrenal Glands and Kidneys by using MRI T2* In Iranian Thalassemia Patients

Afshan Shirkavand; Zahra Razaghi; Sharam Akhlaghpoor; Azita Azarkeivan; Mehran Karimi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 50-57

  Introduction: Multi-organ iron load is prevalent crucial side effect in thalassemic patients due to repeated transfusions, and high intestinal iron absorption. MRI T2* has demonstrated its potency as a non-invasive technique for the imaging of hemosiderosis in thalassemia. We aim to investigate the iron ...  Read More

A Case Study and a Brief Review on Dermatopathological Drug Reaction in Major Thalassemia

Afshan Shirkavand; Leila Ataie Fashtami; Azita Azarkeivan; Zohreh Zahedi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 30-35

  Introduction: Thalassemia consists of a variety of genetic hemoglobinopathies. Thalassemia-major causes anemia in early age. Those suffering from thalassemia need frequent life-long blood transfusions to survive, resulting in iron overload in the body and many health problems. Much improvement has occurred ...  Read More