What role do corticosteroids play in nonasthmatic patients with acute chest syndrome (ACS) and sickle cell disease (SCD)?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The role of corticosteroids in nonasthmatic patients with ACS remains a topic of clinical research. Both significant benefits and serious adverse effects have been reported with their use. [88]


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