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Risk Factors Associated with Development of the Acute Chest Syndrome

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A number of clinical findings may increase the risk that a patient with sickle cell disease will develop the acute chest syndrome. A patient at high risk may benefit from more aggressive monitoring and management.

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