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Risk Factors of Platt et al for Early Death in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

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Patients with sickle cell disease may survive into late adulthood, but a significant percentage may die prematurely. Certain risk factors can help identify patients at risk for early death. In general, a person with more symptomatic disease is at a higher risk for an early death.

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