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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He forgot his messages; he was easily diverted from the straight path of duty by the attractions of stray cats and dogs, which he followed down narrow alleys into unsavoury courts; by the comedies of the streets, which he contemplated open-mouthed, to the detriment of his employer's interests; or by the dramas of fallen horses, whose pathos and violence induced him sometimes to shriek pierceingly in a crowd, which disliked to be disturbed by sounds of distress in its quiet enjoyment of the national spectacle.
You be a strange knight that thinks so lightly on saving a queen's life that you ride on without turning your head, as though you had but driven a pack of curs from annoying a stray cat," said the Queen.
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.
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.
This condition is called splenic sequestration crisis and can be life-threatening.