Causes of death in sickle cell disease: an autopsy study.

  title={Causes of death in sickle cell disease: an autopsy study.},
  author={Elizabeth Manci and Donald E Culberson and Yih-Ming Yang and Todd M Gardner and Randall W Powell and Johnson Haynes and Arvind Kumar Shah and Vipul N Mankad},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  volume={123 2},
More precise analysis of causes of death is needed to focus research efforts and improve morbidity and mortality in sickle cell disease. In this study, the morphological evidence of the cause of death was studied in 306 autopsies of sickle cell disease, which were accrued between 1929 and 1996. The most common cause of death for all sickle variants and for… CONTINUE READING