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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 9, No. 2, 2005, pp. 92-95
Bioline Code: cm05016
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2005, pp. 92-95

 en Case Report - Sudden unexpected death in an undiagnosed sickle disease
Pillai LalithaV, Husainy Saifuddin, Gosavi Sameer, Vaidya Narendra

Abstract

We present a rare case of unexpected sudden death in a young woman with undiagnosed sickle disease. The provocative factors for the terminal events were excessive exercise in the form of trekking, urinary infection, and emotional stress .the sudden cardiovascular collapse could have resulted from acute pulmonary hypertension resulting from severe hemolysis or acute chest syndrome .

Keywords
Anxiety, Hemolysis, Sickle Cell Disease, Sudden Death, Trekking, Urinary Infection

 
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