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The ASPEN Syndrome in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Priapism

Specialty:

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

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Description:

The acronym ASPEN refers to the onset of neurological findings associated with exchange transfusion being conducted in a young male patient with sickle cell disease-induced priapism. If the condition is recognized early and treated aggressively, then serious sequelae can be avoided.

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