Treating acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease


eMediNexus    07 January 2018

An article published January 5, 2018 in the journal Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology discusses preventive and therapeutic strategies in the management of acute chest syndrome (ACS), a potentially severe lung complication of sickle cell disease. It increases the risk of respiratory failure, chronic lung disease, and prolonged hospitalization if not recognized early and treated effectively.

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