Sickle cell anemia

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DDx

  • Other sickle cell syndromes:
    • Sickle cell trait
    • Hemoglobin sickle cell (SC) disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Hematuria due to other causes, eg, urinary calculi
  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Gaucher disease (bone pain crises)
  • Other causes of chest or abdominal pain

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DDx

  • Other sickle cell syndromes:
    • Sickle cell trait
    • Hemoglobin sickle cell (SC) disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Hematuria due to other causes, eg, urinary calculi
  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Gaucher disease (bone pain crises)
  • Other causes of chest or abdominal pain

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Last updated: December 1, 2014