Sickle cell disease of the spine in children.


OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of back pain in children admitted with sickle cell disease so as to increase awareness of this disease in black children presenting with back pain or discomfort. DESIGN A retrospective review. SETTING The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, a tertiary care, university affiliated centre. PATIENTS… (More)


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@article{Roger1999SickleCD, title={Sickle cell disease of the spine in children.}, author={Edwards Roger and Mervyn Letts}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={1999}, volume={42 4}, pages={289-92} }