Chest pain in sickle cell disease.

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Chest pain in sickle cell disease.

Neth J Med. 2013 Jun;71(5):265-9

Authors: Tonino SH, Nur E, Otten HM, Wykrzykowska JJ, Hoekstra JB, Biemond BJ

The differential diagnosis of chest pain in a patient with sickle cell disease is difficult and may encompass several serious conditions, including chest syndrome, pulmonary embolism and infectious complications. In this manuscript we provide an overview on the various underlying diseases that may cause chest pain in patients with sickle cell disease and provide clues for a proper diagnostic workup.

PMID: 23799317 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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