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2021 May

Br J Pain



Mechanisms of pain in sickle cell disease.


Takaoka K, Cyril A C, Jinesh S, Radhakrishnan R
Br J Pain. 2021 May; 15(2):213-220.
PMID: 34055342.


The hallmark of sickle cell disease (SCD) is acute and chronic pain, and the pain dominates the clinical characteristics of SCD patients. Although pharmacological treatments of SCD targeting the disease mechanisms have been improved, many SCD patients suffer from pain. To overcome the pain of the disease, there have been renewed requirements to understand the novel molecular mechanisms of the pain in SCD.