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Rapidly Progressive Acute Chest Syndrome (ACS) in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Hematology Oncology

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Chaturvedi et al identified a distinct phenotype of the acute chest syndrome associated with sickle cell disease. This involves rapid progression with organ failure and increased mortality. The authors are from Vanderbilt University, University of Amsterdam, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Rodeghier Consultants (Chicago).

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