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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Asnani, M; Char, Gurendra; Reid, Marvin; Miller-Nanton, P
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Article Title
Intrathoracic and pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis in sickle cell disease: A case report
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
56
Issue ID
6
Page(s)
540-543
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http:; caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442007000600013&lng=en
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Abstract
Intrathoracic extramedullary haematopoiesis is a rare entity encountered in patients with long standing anaemias such as thalassaemia and congenital spherocytosis. It is rare in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease; only 11 cases of intrathoracic and two cases of pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis have been documented in the literature. We report the case of a 30-year old man with homozygous sickle cell disease with intrathoracic and pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis, the first case to be documented from the Caribbean.....
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