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)
The term sickle cell disease (SCD) describes a group of inherited red blood cell
.... Born with the most severe form of sickle cell disease, sickle cell anemia, ...
Jun 11, 2014 ... Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia — a condition in which there
aren't enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen ...
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 ...
Oct 3, 2016 ... Sickle cell disease (SCD) and its variants are genetic disorders resulting from the
presence of a mutated form of hemoglobin, hemoglobin S ...
Normal red blood cells last about 4 months in the bloodstream. But fragile sickle
cells break down after only about 10 to 20 days. This usually causes anemia.
Aug 1, 2014 ... The sickle-shaped red blood cells break apart easily, causing anemia. Sickle red
blood cells live only 10-20 days instead of the normal 120 ...
Dec 21, 2015 ... Sickle cell anemia, or sickle cell disease (SCD), is a genetic disease of the red
blood cells (RBCs). Normally RBCs are shaped like discs, which ...
People with sickle cell disease often have anemia, caused by a shortage of red
blood cells. Anemia makes you feel weak and tired. People with sickle cell ...
Sep 7, 2016 ... Read about sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease), a blood disease which
shortens life expectancy, is caused by an inherited abnormal ...