Sickle Cell Anemia complications
Sickle Cell Anemia

Complications could include:

  • Acute chest syndrome
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Priapism
  • Blindness
  • Gallstones
  • Splenic Infarction
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Hemolytic Crisis
  • Destruction of joints
  • Pneumonia
  • Sepsis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Splenic sequestration
  • Aplastic crisis
  • Gall Bladder Inflammation
  • A transient ischemic attack (TIA) occurs when there's a sudden lack of blood flow to your brain. Learn about TIA symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. It's also called arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stroke recovery can be a lengthy process that requires patience, hard work, and commitment. Learn what to expect while going through rehabilitation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrovascular accident is also known as a stroke. Learn about the signs of a stroke and the vital importance of prompt treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Blindness is the inability to see anything, even light. If you're partially blind, you have limited vision. For example, you may have blurry vision or the inability to distinguish the shapes of objects.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their regular job. This can lead to kidney failure and even be life-threatening.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common in children. Here's everything you need to know, including risk factors.
    Source:HLCMS
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