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Ischaemic necrosis of the ilium complicating haemolytic anaemia due to an unstable haemoglobin.
  1. N W McGill,
  2. P Warburton,
  3. H Kronenberg,
  4. J E Hassall,
  5. M A Rossleigh
  1. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia.


    A case of ischaemic necrosis of bone (INB) affecting the right hemipelvis in a 57 year old woman with an unstable haemoglobinopathy is presented. The rarity of INB in this site, the usefulness of nuclear scanning, and the relation between haemolytic anaemia and INB are discussed.

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