Pediatr Dermatol 2018 Sep 26;35(5):639-643. Epub 2018 Jun 26.
Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, and STDs, Faculty of Medicine, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt.
Background: Cutaneous manifestations can be found in many patients with hematologic disorders, including thalassemia.
Methods: Patients with beta-thalassemia major attending the pediatric department of Fayoum University Hospital from April 2016 to October 2016 (n = 100) were compared with controls (n = 100). Both groups underwent detailed history evaluation, clinical examination, and laboratory investigations, including complete blood count, liver and kidney function, serum ferritin, and thyroid profile. Read More