Autopsy findings and pattern of mortality in Nigerian sickle cell disease patients

@inproceedings{Ogun2014AutopsyFA,
  title={Autopsy findings and pattern of mortality in Nigerian sickle cell disease patients},
  author={Gabriel Olabiyi Ogun and Henry Ebili and Taiwo Kotila},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) has a high mortality rate in the environment where we practice. There is lack of contemporal autopsy studies describing causes of death among SCD patients at our centre. METHODS This is a retrospective study of SCD patients who died between January 1991 and December 2008 and that had autopsy examination to confirm the cause of death in a Nigerian teaching hospital. The clinical data, including the age, gender, Hb genotype, and the major autopsy findings… CONTINUE READING
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