Musa BM, Galadanci NA, Rodeghier M, Debaun MR. Higher prevalence of wheezing and lower FEV1 and FVC percent predicted in adults with sickle cell anaemia: A cross-sectional study. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.). 2017 Dec;22(22). 284-288. PMID: 27653959 [PubMed]
Respiratory symptoms including wheezing are common in adults with sickle cell anaemia (SCA), even in the absence of asthma. However, the prevalence of spirometry changes and respiratory symptoms in adults with SCA is unknown.