Splenic size determination in sickle cell anaemia: an ultrasonographic study.

@article{Olatunji2001SplenicSD,
  title={Splenic size determination in sickle cell anaemia: an ultrasonographic study.},
  author={Ayodeji Anike Olatunji and Philip O. Olatunji},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={366-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the generally accepted concept of autosplenectomy in patients with sickle cell anaemia, and determine the relationship between age, the steady state PCV and splenic size. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Sickle Cell Clinic, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria. SUBJECTS Sickle cell anaemia patients aged three… CONTINUE READING