What is acute chest?
Acute chest syndrome is a life-threatening condition linked to sickle cell disease. This syndrome is similar to pneumonia. An infection or sickle cells trapped in the lungs can cause acute chest syndrome. People who have this condition often have chest pain, shortness of breath, and fever. They also often have low oxygen levels and abnormal chest x ray results.
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