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Hepatic abscess in sickle cell anaemia: a rare manifestation.
  1. M Lama
  1. Department of Paediatrics, National Guard King Khalid Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

    Abstract

    A child with sickle cell anaemia developed a hepatic abscess, which was managed successfully by percutaneous drainage under ultrasound control. A history of attacks of pain dissimilar to usual vaso-occlusive crises should be treated with suspicion and investigated appropriately.

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