sequestration crisis

sequestration crisis

Hematology A condition affecting sickle cell anemia Pts with splenomegaly, characterized by major sequestration of sickled RBCs in the spleen, leading to hypersplenism, hypovolemia, occasionally shock. See Sickle cell anemia.
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The sequestration crisis doesn't alter longer term financial realities for the defense industry or governments that procure equipment, he said.
Abstract: Acute splenic sequestration crisis (ASSC) is a common complication of sickle cell anemia in children.
Key Words: acute splenic sequestration crisis, adults, sickle cell anemia
Acute splenic sequestration crisis (ASSC) is a life-threatening complication of sickle cell anemia that results when intrasplenic sickling prevents blood from leaving the spleen and acute splenic engorgement ensues.
99m]Tc/sulfur colloid during the sequestration crisis classically shows almost complete lack of splenic uptake.
Management of acute splenic sequestration crisis in sickle cell disease.
Noninfectious splenic processes such as acute splenic sequestration crisis can be associated with signs and symptoms resembling sepsis, such as high fever, hemodynamic instability, and profound leukocytosis.