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Sickle cell disease - Wikipedia
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents. The most common type is known as sickle cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin found in red blood cells. This leads to a rigid, sickle-like shape under certain circumstances. Problems in sickle cell disease typically begin around 5 to 6 ...
Sickle cell disease - NHS
Sickle cell disease is the name for a group of inherited conditions that affect the red blood cells. The most serious type is called sickle cell anaemia. Sickle cell disease mainly affects people of African, Caribbean, Middle Eastern, Eastern Mediterranean and Asian origin. In the UK, it's ...
Data & Statistics on Sickle Cell Disease | CDC
Sickle cell disease occurs more often among people from parts of the world where malaria is or was common. It is believed that people who carry the sickle cell trait are less likely to have severe forms of malaria.
Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia)
Sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease) is a disorder of the blood caused by an inherited abnormal hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein within the red blood cells).
Acute Chest Syndrome- Sickle Cell Disease
The acute chest syndrome (ACS) in sickle cell disease (SCD) can be defined as: a new infiltrate on chest x-ray; associated with one or more NEW symptoms: fever, cough, sputum production, dyspnea, or hypoxia.
About Sickle Cells - Homepage
A Website dedicated to educating the public about the structure of sickle cell hemoglobin and the mechanism of sickle cell disease.
Scd - Wikipedia
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Sickle Cell Disease with Fever Clinical Pathway ...
The sickle cell disease with fever clinical pathway maps out the steps to be taken in assessing a treating a child in the emergency department with sickle cell disease and fever.
Sickle Cell Anemia - Patient Education on Blood, Urine ...
Sickle cell anemia, also called sickle cell disease (SCD), is an inherited disorder that leads to the production of abnormal forms of hemoglobin S (Hb S or Hgb S). Sickle cell tests are used to diagnose sickle cell anemia, identify people with sickle cell trait, and treat complications.