Life threatening parvovirus B19 and herpes simplex virus associated acute myocardial dysfunction in a child with homozygous sickle cell disease.

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Human parvovirus (HPV) B19, a common infection, frequently causes transient red cell aplasia in children with hemolytic anemia, such as sickle cell disease (SCD). It was considered to be a self-limited condition, easily treated with blood transfusion. However, acute splenic sequestration, acute chest syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, and stroke have been… (More)

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@article{Krishnamurti2007LifeTP, title={Life threatening parvovirus B19 and herpes simplex virus associated acute myocardial dysfunction in a child with homozygous sickle cell disease.}, author={Lakshmanan Krishnamurti and Lizabeth M Lanford and Ricardo Mu{\~n}oz}, journal={Pediatric blood & cancer}, year={2007}, volume={49 7}, pages={1019-21} }