Hb S disease; Hemoglobin S Disease; Herrick's anemia; SCD
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which the red blood cells, normally disc-shaped, become crescent shaped. As a result, they function abnormally and cause small blood clots. These clots give rise to recurrent painful episodes called "sickle cell pain crises."
Sickle Cell Anemia as related to Genetics/Birth Defects
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DISORDERS Spina Bifida This is a birth defect of the backbone and sometimes the spinal cord. It is one of a group of birth defects called neural tube defects.
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