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Causes of Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a disorder affecting red blood cells, the cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to tissues throughout the body. Normally, red blood cells are flexible ... Read more

Sickle Cell Anemia Diagnosis

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia, a disease typically diagnosed at birth or soon after, in which not enough healthy red blood cells are produced to ... Read more

Inheritance of Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disorder where the body produces an abnormal hemoglobin called hemoglobin S. Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. Red blood ... Read more

What is Sickle Cell Anemia?

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease that affects red blood cells with an abnormal version of hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen throughout the body. The altered hemoglobin is known as ... Read more