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THE SICKLE-CELL DISEASE AS A PUBLIC-HEALTH PROBLEM IN BRAZIL
(Revista De Saude PublicaSao PauloBrasil, 1993)
Amputations In Sickle Cell Disease: Case Series And Literature Review
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTDABINGDON, 2016)
A complexa fisiopatologia dos episódios vasooclusivos na anemia falciforme
Hemolytic anemia and vasoocclusion are the cardinal clinical features of sickle cell anemia. Vasoocclusion is a complex process involving not only the polymerization of deoxygenated sickle hemoglobin tetramers, but also ...
Leg Amputation for an Extensive, Severe and Intractable Sickle Cell Anemia Ulcer in a Brazilian Patient
(Informa Healthcare, 2014-01-01)
A 35-year-old African Brazilian patient had sickle cell anemia complicated with recurrent vasoocclusive (VOC) crises and refractory painful leg ulcers for 16 years. The ulcers started over both medial malleoli and expanded ...
Benefits of kinesiotherapy and aquatic rehabilitation on sickle cell anemia. A case report
The process of hemoglobin polymerization and the consequent sickling of red blood cells that occurs in patients with sickle cell disease shortens the half-life of red blood cells. It causes vaso-occlusive complications, ...