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Clinical Danger Signs for Acute Complications in Patient with Sickle Cell Disease

Purpose:

To identify clinical findings associated with an impending complication in a patient with a sickling hemoglobinopathy.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

complications

ICD-10:

D57

Description:

Certain clinical findings may be either indications of an impending complication or precipitating factors for a complication in a patient with a sickling hemoglobinopathy. A patient with one or more of these risk factors may benefit from a more extensive evaluation and early intervention.

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