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Acute Chest Syndrome

"Acute Chest Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acute Chest Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Acute Chest Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012 and 2018
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