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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