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Disease Acute Chest Syndrome

Name Acute Chest Syndrome
Synonyms Acute Chest Syndromes | Syndrome, Acute Chest | Syndromes, Acute Chest
Definition Respiratory syndrome characterized by the appearance of a new pulmonary infiltrate on chest x-ray, accompanied by symptoms of fever, cough, chest pain, tachypnea, or DYSPNEA, often seen in patients with SICKLE CELL ANEMIA. Multiple factors (e.g., infection, and pulmonary FAT EMBOLISM) may contribute to the development of the syndrome.
Categories Blood disease | Genetic disease (inborn) | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D056586
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiration Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Hemolytic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Sickle Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemoglobinopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Sickle Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Sickle Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
6. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemoglobinopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Sickle Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute Chest Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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