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Complications Of Sickle Cell Disease

Types Of Pain In Sickle Cell Disease
Acute pain crisis is the most common reason for emergency department visits and hospitalizations for SCD patients, and pain control is one of the most important components of the management of SCD. As with other SCD complications, the inciting pathophysiologic basis of an acute pain crisis is in vaso-occlusion of both microvasculature and macrovasculature.25 

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