Sonographic Screening for Abdominal Organ Involvement in Sickle Cell AnemiaA Step towards Better Patient Care

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Bhushita B. Lakhkar; Bhushan N. Lakhkar; Bhavana B. Lakhkar;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
  • Journal: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University (issn: 2231-4261, eissn: 2231-4261)
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  • Subject: Ultrasonography | Organopathy | Renal doppler | Medicine | R | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Background: Sickle cell disease is characterized by repeated crisis and need for frequent transfusions. Abdominal crisis are common and potentially can damage any abdominal organ. Screening for organ involvement will lead to early detection and better pat... View more
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