Imaging in Thalassaemia

YL Chan, HY Tse

Hong Kong J Radiol 2002;5:155-61

Thalassaemia is the most important haemoglobinopathy in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. In this review, the role of ultrasound in prenatal imaging of affected foetuses and the value of radiography and magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation and management of thalassaemia are discussed.