Volume 5, Number 1 (1-2016)                   IEJM 2016, 5(1): 23-24 | Back to browse issues page


XML Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Parvar N, Moayedi A R, Rasekhi S. An infant Presenting with Cerebrovascular Accident was Diagnosed as a Sickle Cell Disease Patient: a Case Report. IEJM. 2016; 5 (1) :23-24
URL: http://iejm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-73-en.html

Student Research Committee, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Abstract:   (324 Views)

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a known inherited hemoglobin disorder featured by the presence of sickle shaped erythrocytes in the blood. It can cause cerebrovascular accident (CVA) in adults and children and is responsible for the majority of the strokes in children. Repeated blood transfusion are often required in an attempt to dilute blood thus reducing the risk of vaso-occlusion and stroke in this patients. We report a case of a 13 months old boy, known patient of sickle cell disease with some special signs and symptoms.

Full-Text [PDF 379 kb]   (271 Downloads)    
Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
Received: 2015/12/23 | Accepted: 2015/12/23 | Published: 2015/12/23

Add your comments about this article : Your username or email:
Write the security code in the box

© 2015 All Rights Reserved | International Electronic Journal of Medicine

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb