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)
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 throughout your ...
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, ...
Feb 1, 2016 ... Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families. The red blood
cells that are normally shaped like a disc take on a sickle or ...
Aug 18, 2016 ... Sickle cell anemia (or sickle cell disease) causes your body to produce
abnormally shaped red blood cells. Learn about symptoms and ...
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.
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 ...
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Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to form into a crescent shape, like a
sickle. The sickle-shaped red blood cells break apart easily, causing anemia.
Mar 3, 2013 ... Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families. The red blood
cells which are normally shaped like a disc take on a sickle or ...