From the case: Sickle cell disease

Sickle Cell Disea...
Axial C+ arterial phase
Sickle Cell Disease Atrophic Calcified Spleen
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Patient with sickle cell disease demonstrating autosplenectomy with only a small calcified remnant in the splenic bed, and characteristic vertebra...”

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  • Autosplenectomy - “ Autosplenectomy denotes spontaneous infarction of the spleen with resulting hyposplenism. Epidemiology Autosplenectomy is most frequently encoun...”
  • Sickle cell disease - “ Sickle cell disease (SCD) (historically known as drepanocytosis) is a hereditary (autosomal recessive) condition resulting in the formation of abn...”
  • Sickle cell disease (abdominal manifestations) - “ Abdominal manifestations of sickle cell disease (SCD) are wide and can involve many organs. For a general discussion, please refer to sickle cell...”

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