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Clinical Features of Acute Sickle Cell Intrahepatic Cholestasis

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Hematology Oncology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Some patients with sickle cell anemia may develop an acute hepatic crisis with prominent cholestasis. Widespread sickling of erythrocytes within sinusoids results in an ischemic hepatopathy.

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