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Sickle Cell Abdominal Vaso-Occlusive Crisis (Sickle Cell Girdle Syndrome, Sickle Cell Ischemic Colitis)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

One of the less common sickle cell vaso-occlusive (vasocclusive) crisis is an ischemic colitis. The pattern of abdominal pain gives this the name "girdle syndrome."

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