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Acute splenic sequestration crisis in a young woman with homozygous sickle cell anaemia.
  1. P. S. Sarma
  1. Department of Medicine, Main Hospital and Research Centre, Bhilainager, Madhya Pradesh, India.

    Abstract

    Acute splenic sequestration crisis in a 20 year old female with homozygous sickle cell anaemia (Hb SS) is described. The resemblance of this complication to that of splenic vein ligation is discussed. This is the first case report known to the author of acute splenic sequestration crisis in an adult with homozygous sickle cell anaemia treated successfully.

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