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Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2019 Jan-Mar;29(1):67-71. doi: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_364_18.

Upper limb peripheral neuropathy in sickle cell anemia: MR neurography appearances.

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1
Radiologic Clinic, Medi-Rad Associates Ltd, Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore 228510.
2
Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390.
3
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

Abstract

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disorder with many systemic complications. Peripheral neuropathy related to this disorder has been sparsely reported. We report an interesting case of upper limb peripheral neuropathy from sickle cell disease with emphasis on MR neurography appearances and electrophysiology correlation.

KEYWORDS:

MR neurography; MRI; MRN; Sickle cell anemia; peripheral neuropathy

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