volume 49, issue 4, P214-219 2016
DOI: 10.1590/0100-3984.2015.0111
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Abstract: ObjectiveTo describe and quantify the main changes seen on computed tomography of the chest in mildly symptomatic adult patients with sickle cell disease, as well as to evaluate the radiologist accuracy in determining the type of hemoglobinopathy.Materials and MethodsA prospective study involving 44 adult patients with sickle cell disease who underwent inspiration and expiration computed tomography of the chest. The frequency of tomography findings and the extent of involvement are reported. We also calculated…

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