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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These complications include acute chest syndrome (ACS), hepatic sequestration, stroke, acute painful crisis, nephrotic syndrome, and acute splenic sequestration crisis (ASSC).
Aplastic crisis and acute splenic sequestration crisis.
Acute splenic sequestration crisis in sickle cell disease: cohort study of 190 paediatric patients.
Acute splenic sequestration crisis is a life-threatening complication in SSD, where the spleen enlarges rapidly.
The sequestration crisis doesn't alter longer term financial realities for the defense industry or governments that procure equipment, he said.
The splenic sequestration crisis involves a massive accumulation of red cells in the spleen, and is more common in young children than in adolescents.
This condition is called splenic sequestration crisis and can be life-threatening.