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Clinical Features of the Acute Chest Syndrome in a Patient with a Sickling Hemoglobinopathy

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Description:

The acute chest syndrome is a common reason for patients with a sickling hemoglobinopathy to present for health care. It is a syndrome that may be due to several mechanisms.

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