Abdominal Pain and Anemia in a Child
Allison King, MD, MPH and John DiPersio, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
This case was reviewed and updated in 2009 by Dr. Eric Kraut and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.
Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.
A four-year-old African American male diagnosed with sickle cell disease in the newborn period was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain. Two days prior to admission, he was seen in the emergency room for abdominal pain and sent out on pain medicine.
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