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Sickle cell anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families.  Instead of red blood cells being shaped as a doughnut, these cells are cresent shaped leading to numerous of problems.  This site also includes

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Toni Hebda
Toni Hebda (Faculty)
10 years ago

Having previously taught pediatric content on sickle cell disease and more recently caring more many adult sickle cell patients experiencing crisis I found this material easy to read, comprehensive, with many links that take the user to explanations of the terms and complications covered. I would recommend it for a great quick reference.

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