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Hemoglobin. 2011;35(5-6):618-24. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2011.621148. Epub 2011 Oct 3.

Cerebral infarction in children with sickle cell disease: a concise overview.

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Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

Abstract

Cerebral infarction is a common complication in sickle cell disease. Both overt and silent infarcts evident on neuroimaging have been described. In this article we overview the current knowledge of cerebral infarction in this patient population and discuss recent updates on the role of preventive intervention.

PMID:
21967673
DOI:
10.3109/03630269.2011.621148
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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