What does ACS mean in British Medicine?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand ACS in the Medical field in general and in the British Medicine terminology in particular.

acute chest syndrome

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What does ACS mean?

Acute chest syndrome
The acute chest syndrome is a noninfectious vaso-occlusive crisis of the pulmonary vasculature commonly seen in patients with sickle cell anemia. It is characterized by a new infiltrate on a chest x-ray.

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