Cor pulmonale in a case of interstitial fibrosis of the lungs with death in a sickle-cell crisis.

@article{AKENHEAD1958CorPI,
  title={Cor pulmonale in a case of interstitial fibrosis of the lungs with death in a sickle-cell crisis.},
  author={W R AKENHEAD and Ronald A Welsh and Elaine M. Hull},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1958},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={423-9}
}
or exposure to noxious agents. His work in a sugar refinery did not expose him to bagasse dust. Physical examination was recorded as essentially negative except for slight increase in pulse and respiratory rates. Initial laboratory work showed the following: Hemoglobin 12 Gm., red blood cell count 4.2 million, white blood cell count 22,760 with a normal differential count. There was less than 5 per cent sickling in 24 hours. No acid fast bacilli were noted on direct smear of the sputum. An… CONTINUE READING