Sickle-cell disease

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Sickle cells
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Sickle-shaped red blood cells
ICD-10 D57.
ICD-9 282.6
OMIM 603903
DiseasesDB 1206
MedlinePlus 000527
MeSH C15.378.071.141.150.150

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor-In-Chief: Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2], Aarti Narayan, M.B.B.S [3], Shyam Patel [4]

Synonyms and Keywords: Anemia-sickle cell; hemoglobin S disease; hemoglobin SS disease; Hb SS; sickle cell anemia; SCA; drepanocytosis

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Sickle-Cell Disease from Other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications, and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Tests | X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1


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