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. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2000 Mar-Apr; 22(2):187-188.
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.
* Splenic sequestration crisis. The splenic sequestration crisis involves a massive accumulation of red cells in the spleen, and is more common in young children than in adolescents.
* Splenic sequestration crisis. The spleen is the organ that filters blood.
Splenic sequestration crisis. Occurs when a large protion of the child's blood becomes trapped in the spleen.