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repeated injuries by sickles cells.
enlarged spleen.
triangular infarctions of the spleen
results is small shrunken fibrosed spleen in adulthood.

Splenic squesteration:

sudden enlargement of the spleen
hypovolemic shock
may occur with HbC and B thalasemia.

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