Nuss Rachelle

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Acute chest syndrome in sickle cell disease

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has acute chest syndrome? What are the typical findings for this disease? Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is the second most common reason for hospitalization of children with sickle cell disease (SCD) and is a leading cause of mortality. ACS is defined as a…

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