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SPLENIC SEQUESTRATION CRISIS AS AN INDEX MANIFESTATION OF HETEROZYGOUS HEMOGLOBINOPATHY IN AN ADULT

Case Presentation: A 20-year-old Guyanese female of Indian descent presented with a five-day history of fever and left upper quadrant abdominal pain, associated with abdominal distension. Physical examination was remarkable for fever of 103F, conjunctival [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SPLENIC SEQUESTRATION CRISIS AS AN INDEX MANIFESTATION OF HETEROZYGOUS HEMOGLOBINOPATHY IN AN ADULT