Sickle Cell Anemia/Disease

About- Sickle cell anemia also called sickle cell disease is a condition where red blood cells become rigid and sticky and are shaped like sickles or crescent moons and unable to carry adequate oxygen throughout the body.
 Delayed growth
 Excessive fatigue or irritability
 Frequent infections
 Fussiness in babies
 Periodic episodes of chest pain, back pain, arms pain, or legs pain
 Swelling and pain in hands and feet
 Vision problems

Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene
Specialists to visit

 Medical Geneticist

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