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Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station

SHAMSUDEEN MOIDEEN, P.P. BABY MANOJ, SHAHUL HAMEED, AYSHA KHADER, N.A. UVAIS.

Abstract
Sickle-cell trait (SCT) is a common genetic abnormality in the Indian population. Though, SCT is largely a benign disorder, it can rarely presents with complications such as splenic infarction. Here, we report the case of a young male presenting with acute abdominal pain while visiting a hill station. His investigations revealed SCT with splenic infarction. He improved with symptomatic management.

Key words: splenic infacrtion; SCT; high altitude


 
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MOIDEEN S, MANOJ PB, HAMEED S, KHADER A, UVAIS N, . Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station .


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MOIDEEN S, MANOJ PB, HAMEED S, KHADER A, UVAIS N, . Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station . http://www.ulutasmedicaljournal.com/?mno=16646 [Access: January 19, 2019].


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MOIDEEN S, MANOJ PB, HAMEED S, KHADER A, UVAIS N, . Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station .



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MOIDEEN S, MANOJ PB, HAMEED S, KHADER A, UVAIS N, . Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station .



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MOIDEEN, S. ., MANOJ, P. . B., HAMEED, S. ., KHADER, A. ., UVAIS, N. . & (0) Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station .



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MOIDEEN, SHAMSUDEEN , P.P. BABY MANOJ, SHAHUL HAMEED, AYSHA KHADER, N.A. UVAIS, and . " Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station ."



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MOIDEEN, SHAMSUDEEN , P.P. BABY MANOJ, SHAHUL HAMEED, AYSHA KHADER, N.A. UVAIS, and . " Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station ."



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MOIDEEN, S. ., MANOJ, P. . B., HAMEED, S. ., KHADER, A. ., UVAIS, N. . & (0) Splenic Infarction Due to Sickle Cell Trait while visiting a Hill Station .