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Bilateral gangrene of the feet associated with Salmonella infection in children with sickle cell anaemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6186190     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of bilateral gangrene of the feet associated with salmonella infection in Nigerian children with sickle cell anaemia are described. Healing was spontaneous and complete in both cases. A search for sickling phenomenon and salmonella infection is advocated in all African children with so-called idiopathic bilateral gangrene of childhood.
A A Adeyokunnu
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0272-4936     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  1982 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-03-24     Completed Date:  1983-03-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Sickle Cell / complications*
Child, Preschool
Foot Diseases / etiology*
Gangrene / etiology*
Salmonella Infections / complications*

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