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CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of hemophilia. Findings on CT scan suggestive of hemophilia include muscle, intracranial, and intraabdominal hematomas, hemophilic pseudotumor, intracranial hemorrhage, muscle ossification, and pseudoaneurysm following arterial trauma.

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CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of hemophilia. Findings on CT scan suggestive of hemophilia include:


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