Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of genetically passed down blood disorders.
The most common type is known as sickle-cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an ...
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 ...
Jun 12, 2015 ... The term sickle cell disease (SCD) describes a group of inherited red ... S genes,
Hemoglobin SS, the disease is called sickle cell anemia.
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells. ...
The most common are: Sickle Cell Anemia (SS), Sickle-Hemoglobin C Disease ...
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 15, 2015 ... Sickle cell disease (SCD) and its variants are genetic disorders resulting from the
presence of a mutated form of hemoglobin, hemoglobin S ...
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.
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because sickle cell anemia is the result
of mutant beta globin (HBB; 141900) in which the mutation causes sickling of ...
May 21, 2015 ... Read about sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease), a blood disease which
shortens life expectancy, is caused by an inherited abnormal ...
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 ...