Sickle cell anemia

Gene- AR, mutation in b-chain of haemoglobin, glutamic acid→ valine

X-ray- “Crewcut” appearance, chipmunk facies

Presentation- Dactylitis, autosplenectomy, Salmonella osteomyelitis↑, Howell-Jolly bodies, acute chest syndrome, renal papillary necrosis

Published by Steve Johnson

I am a doctor who like to organise knowledges and share ideas with others. As a doctor, a lot of knowledges influx everyday and need some patient to organise and absorb. Here was my notes to share with you and hope to save your time to know it.

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