oa South African Medical Journal - Sickle cell anaemia : report of a case with a note on therapy
|Article Title||Sickle cell anaemia : report of a case with a note on therapy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Oct 1951|
|Pages||780 - 784|
|Keyword(s)||Haemoglobin, Sicklaemia, Sickle cell anaemia and Sickle cell trait|
Sickle cell anaemia in a young woman of Xosa-Liberian parentage is reported, and the pertinent literature reviewed. Radiographic changes in the bones are descriptionbed and illustrated. Treatment by early administration of oxygen and nicotinic acid is discussed.
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