Management of Sickle Cell Disease: A Review for Physician Education in Nigeria (Sub-Saharan Africa)

  title={Management of Sickle Cell Disease: A Review for Physician Education in Nigeria (Sub-Saharan Africa)},
  author={A. Adewoyin},
  • A. Adewoyin
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Anemia
  • Sickle cell disease (SCD) predominates in sub-Saharan Africa, East Mediterranean areas, Middle East, and India. Nigeria, being the most populous black nation in the world, bears its greatest burden in sub-Saharan Africa. The last few decades have witnessed remarkable scientific progress in the understanding of the complex pathophysiology of the disease. Improved clinical insights have heralded development and establishment of disease modifying interventions such as chronic blood transfusions… CONTINUE READING
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