Hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease: Recommendations of use.
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Hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease: Recommendations of use.

We’ve enjoyed three articles about hydroxyurea so far. Let’s summarize the recommendations for the administration of hydroxyurea alias Hydroxycarbamide.  These are; Educate all patients with SCA and their family members…

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Hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease: These features make it a perfect therapeutic agent: Part 2.

If you’ve read the previous article about the vital facts about hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease, you now have an idea about the drug. There are features that any therapeutic…

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Chronic eye complications in sickle cell disease: Everyone has a role to play.

We said in the previous articles that the management of sickle cell disease requires a multidisciplinary approach with the primary clinician at the centre of it. Chronic eye complications strictly…

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Hepatobiliary Complications in Sickle Cell Disease: Recommendations
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Hepatobiliary Complications in Sickle Cell Disease: Recommendations

Hepatobiliary complications in sickle cell disease range from gallbladder stones to life-threatening acute hepatic sequestration. For simplicity, we classify them as biliary and hepatic complications. Complications of the biliary tract…

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Let’s talk about avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease.
Stages of Avascular necrosis of the hip. source: European society of Radiology

Let’s talk about avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease.

Avascular necrosis (AVN) is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in sickle cell disease. We define it as bone death due to compromised blood supply. The hip…

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