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Sickle cell anemia

Introduction: Sickle cell anemia

Description of Sickle cell anemia

Sickle cell anemia (medical condition): Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder...more »

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Sickle cell anemia: a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sickle cell anemia: A disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S.
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Sickle cell anemia: disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs; the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S.
Source: CRISP

Sickle cell anemia: Related Topics

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Sickle cell anemia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sickle cell anemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sickle cell anemia, or a subtype of Sickle cell anemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Sickle cell anemia as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Sickle cell anemia as a Disease

Sickle cell anemia (medical condition): See Sickle Cell Anemia (disease information).
  »Introduction: Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Treatments for Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia: Related Diseases

Sickle cell anemia: Sickle cell anemia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Sickle cell anemia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Sickle cell anemia:

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More specific terms for Sickle cell anemia:

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Broader terms for Sickle cell anemia

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The term Sickle cell anemia can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Sickle cell anemia:

  • hemoglobin S

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The description of Sickle cell anemia may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Sickle cell anemia

The following list attempts to classify Sickle cell anemia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • anaemia,anemia
  • blood disease,blood disorder
  • blood dyscrasia
  • dyscrasia
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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