Annals of Hematology

, Volume 87, Issue 7, pp 591–592 | Cite as

Sickle cell disease, pulmonary hypertension, and sarcoidosis

Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyCharité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow KlinikumBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of Hematology and OncologyCharité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow KlinikumBerlinGermany

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