Sickle Cell Anemia Disease
What other names are there for this disorder?
What Causes The Disorder?
Red Blood Cells
Formation of Sickle RBC
What gene or chromosome is affected by this disorder?
Are there prenatal tests for this disorder?
What are the symptoms?
What population is affected?
How is it inherited?
What kind of medical assistance will the affected child need? Will further assistance be needed, as the child grows older? What is the long-term outlook for the child?
Are there any treatments or cures?
Could this disorder have been prevented?
Can this individual have children in the future? Will those children be affected?
What is the current status of research on this disorder? Is there a cure coming soon?
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