Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke

Authors

  • Michal Arkuszewski,

    1. Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    2. Department of Neurology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
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  • Jaroslaw Krejza,

    Corresponding author
    1. Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    2. Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
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  • Rong Chen,

    1. Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
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  • Rebecca Ichord,

    1. Department of Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    2. Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Janet L. Kwiatkowski,

    1. Department of Hematology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Michel Bilello,

    1. Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Robert Zimmerman,

    1. Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Kwaku Ohene-Frempong,

    1. Department of Hematology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Elias R. Melhem

    1. Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
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  • Conflicts of interest: The authors declare no potential conflict of interest.
  • Funding: Study supported by NIH grant (5-R01 NS-046717).

Correspondence: Jaroslaw Krejza, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center; 22 S. Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.

E-mail: jkrejza@me.com

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