Sickle cell trait and splenic infarct : information for healthcare providers
Corporate Authors:National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Division of Blood Disorders. ; Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. ;
Description:People with sickle cell trait (SCT) are generally healthy, but may develop splenic infarct.
Healthcare providers can educate people about this complication of SCT, including raising awareness of the risks, signs and symptoms, as well as steps they can take to reduce their risk.
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