Sickle cell anaemia and venous thrombosis

L. Brion, M. Dupont, P. Fondu, J. Rutsaert

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Sickle cell anaemia causes arteriolar and capillary occlusions. Venous obstructions occur less frequently. We report a case with deep vein thrombosis, which led to a massive pulmonary embolism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-244
Number of pages4
JournalActa Paediatrica Belgica
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978

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    Brion, L., Dupont, M., Fondu, P., & Rutsaert, J. (1978). Sickle cell anaemia and venous thrombosis. Acta Paediatrica Belgica, 31(4), 241-244.