Association between adenotonsillar hypertrophy, tonsillitis and painful crises in sickle cell disease.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of obstructive adenotonsillar hypertrophy in children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia; to investigate possible association between the presence of more than five episodes of tonsillitis in the last 12 months and episodes of painful crises in the same period; and to compare the mean annual hemoglobin level in… (More)
DOI: 10.2223/JPED.1898

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@article{Salles2009AssociationBA, title={Association between adenotonsillar hypertrophy, tonsillitis and painful crises in sickle cell disease.}, author={Cristina Salles and Regina Terse Trindade Ramos and Carla Daltro and Valma Maria Nascimento and Marcos Ant{\^o}nio Almeida Matos}, journal={Jornal de pediatria}, year={2009}, volume={85 3}, pages={249-53} }