Sickle cell anemia
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Sickle cell anemia is "A disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S."
Acute chest syndrome
- Anonymous (2015), Sickle cell anemia (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
- Mekontso Dessap A, Deux JF, Abidi N, Lavenu-Bombled C, Melica G, Renaud B et al. (2011). "Pulmonary Artery Thrombosis during Acute Chest Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease.". Am J Respir Crit Care Med. DOI:10.1164/rccm.201105-0783OC. PMID 21836136. Research Blogging.