A 10-year-old male patient with hemoglobin SS suffered a stroke at 7 years of age and was initially transfused at the time of presentation to lower the hemoglobin S concentration to < 30%. You are asked by the family if their child can be treated with oral hydroxyurea rather than monthly transfusions for the secondary prevention of strokes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Hematology / the Education Program of the American Society of Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program|
|State||Published - 2011|
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