International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2019, Vol 29, Num 1 Page(s): 100-103
MULTIPLE ATRIAL THROMBUS IN A SPLENECTOMİZED PATIENT WITH THALASSEMIA MAJOR

Veysel KIDIR1, Ozan BALAKAN1, Ali SÜNER1, Dede ŞİT2, Orhan AYYILDIZ3

1Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı
2Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı, Nefroloji Bilim Dalı
3Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Ana Bilim Dalı, Hematoloji Bilim Dalı, DİYARBAKIR

Keywords: Thalassemia major, Splenectomy, Intracardiac thrombus
Many previously undescribed complications develop in the patients with thalassemia major due to improving survival. One of these complications is thromboembolic conditions. Hypercoagulability is known clearly especially in splenectomized thalassemia patients. The most common site of thrombosis is brain in the patients with thalassemia major. Intracardiac thrombosis is infrequent. We discussed a splenectomized patient with thalassemia major who has an increasing effort dyspnea and right atrial multiple thrombus last 2 years.