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Priapism in Sickle Cell Anemia

key information

source: Family Practice Notebook

year: 2018

summary/abstract:

Priapism in Sickle Cell Anemia:
II. Epidemiology
Incidence of Priapism in Sickle Cell Anemia: 89% by age 20 years old

III. Management
Duration: Analgesics
IV Fluids
Do not transfuse for Priapism 4 hours
Administer above measures if not already attempted
Exchange transfusion (Risk of CVA symptoms)
Epidural Anesthesia

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