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Angioid streaks and sickle haemoglobinopathies.
  1. K. C. Nagpal,
  2. G. Asdourian,
  3. M. Goldbaum,
  4. D. Apple and
  5. M. F. Goldberg

    Abstract

    Five patients had angioid streaks associated with sickle cell haemoglobinopathy. Other diseases associated with angioid streaks were ruled out, as was elastic tissue degenegation in sickle cell patients. After studying over 350 patients, we believe the incidence of angioid streaks in sickle cell disease to be between 1 and 2 per cent.

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