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Severe hemolysis and vaso‐occlusive crisis due to COVID‐19 infection in a sickle cell disease patient improved after red blood cell exchange

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submitted on 2023-03-15, 08:01 and posted on 2023-03-16, 06:19 authored by Lina Okar, Mohamad Rezek, Amna Gameil, Yahya Mulikandayhil, Mohamed A. Yassin

Even though most data suggest favorable outcome in patients with SCD and COVID-19 infection, close monitoring remains essential as acute complication may develop unexpectedly. Offering RBC exchange early in the course of infection might improve prognosis.

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Published in: Clinical Case Reports
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.3960

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Language

  • English

Publisher

Wiley

Publication Year

  • 2021

Institution affiliated with

  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • National Center for Cancer Care and Research (Hamad Medical Corporation)

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