[Transitory acute atrioventricular block in an African patient: consider sickle cell anemia].


This case report shows a rare cardiac complication of sickle cell anemia in a young African patient which was an acute paroxysmal atrio-ventricular block. Acute paroxysmal atrioventricular block is a rare complication of polymerization of hemoglobin S during sickle cell disease. Hence, sickle cell anemia should be considered as a cause of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ancard.2012.08.035

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