Neuropsychologic effects of stroke in children with sickle cell anemia.

  title={Neuropsychologic effects of stroke in children with sickle cell anemia.},
  author={Suzanne Craft and Joseph Schatz and Tracy A. Glauser and Benjamin C P Lee and Michael R. DeBaun},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={123 5},
We examined the nature and extent of neuropsychologic impairment in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) with or without stroke. Twenty-nine children with SCA received cranial magnetic resonance imaging. Strokes were classified into three groups: diffuse cortical stroke (n = 11), anterior stroke (n = 6), or none (n = 12). Children with SCA and 20 age-matched sibling control subjects then received a neurologic examination and a neuropsychologic battery of tests that included motor, verbal… CONTINUE READING


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