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
- Sickle cell trait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sickle cell trait (or sicklemia) describes a condition in which a person has one abnormal allele of the hemoglobin beta gene (is heterozygous), but does not display ...
- Sickle-cell disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sickle-cell disease (SCD), or sickle-cell anaemia (SCA) or drepanocytosis, is a hereditary blood disorder, characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal ...
- Sickle Cell Anemia: MedlinePlus - National Library of ...
Sickle cell anemia is a disease in which your body produces abnormally shaped red blood cells. The cells are shaped like a crescent or sickle. They don't last as long ...
- Sickle Cell Trait - Harvard University
Sickle Cell Trait Introduction Sickle cell trait usually is not regarded as a disease state because it has complications that are either uncommon or mild.
- Hereditary Birth Defects: Sickle Cell Anemia
What is Sickle Cell Anemia? Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects about 70,000 Americans. It occurs when the hemoglobin in your blood is ...
- What You Should Know About Sickle Cell Trait
Sickle Cell Anemia. Sickle cell disease (SCD) usually manifests early in childhood.
- Sickle Cell Anemia - KUMC
Sickle cell anemia national and international resources, clinics with genetic counselors and geneticists
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