|Question: A 39-year-old man with HbSS genotype sickle cell disease presents with these investigations:
What is the most likely diagnosis?
A. Veno-occlusive crisis
B. Parvovirus B19
C. Red cell sequestration
D. Pulmonary hypertension
E. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Question: Which of the following statements about sickle cell anaemia is true?
|Question: A 25-year-old woman with sickle cell anaemia presents unwell with generalised pains. She has saturations of 94% on air in the emergency department. Respiratory rate is 25/min. Her temperature is 38°C. She is haemodynamically stable. Her investigations are follows:
Which of the following would cause you to be most concerned?
A. CRP >200 mg/ml and a temperature up to 39°C
B. SpO2 of 87% on air 1 hour later
C. Bilirubin of 120 µg (NR =up to 20)
D. Repeat haemaglobin drops to 6g/dL
E. Abdominal pain
Question: Which of the following is the most efficacious secondary prophylaxis for childhood stroke prevention?
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