Spinal cord infarction in a patient with sickle cell anemia.


The most common serious neurologic complication of sickle cell anemia is occlusive vascular disease with central nervous system infarction. The parenchymal lesions are most often located in the brain, chiefly within major cerebral arterial boundary zones. Spinal cord infarction is extremely rare. We report a patient with sickle cell anemia who developed an… (More)


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