A lung disease that involves a vasoocclusive crisis of the pulmonary vasculature seen in patients with sickle cell anemia. The crisis is initiated by a lung infection, and the resulting inflammation and loss of oxygen tension leads to sickling of red cells and further vasoocclusion. The disease has_symptom fever, has_symptom pleuritic chest pain, has_symptom tachypnea, has_symptom cough, has_symptom hypoxemia, has_symptom marked leukocytosis, and has_symptom diffuse infiltrates on chest radiograph. (Human Disease Ontology, DOID_1584)
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6 genes associated with the Acute Chest Syndrome phenotype by text-mining GWAS publications from the HuGE Navigator Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.