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Sickle cell disease

Introduction: Sickle cell disease

Description of Sickle cell disease

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

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Sickle Cell Anemia:
  »Introduction: Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Tests for Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Treatments for Sickle Cell Anemia

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

Sickle cell disease: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Sickle cell disease: Related Topics

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Sickle cell disease: Rare Disease

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

Sickle cell disease 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 disease, or a subtype of Sickle cell disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sickle cell disease as a Disease

Sickle cell disease: Another name for Sickle Cell Anemia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia
  »Treatments for Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell disease: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Sickle cell disease (Sickle Cell Anemia)

Some of the symptoms of Sickle cell disease incude:

Treatments for Sickle cell disease (Sickle Cell Anemia)

Treatments for Sickle cell disease (Sickle Cell Anemia) include:

Treatment of Sickle cell disease: For more treatment information about Sickle cell disease, see treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia (Sickle cell disease)

Sickle cell disease: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Sickle cell disease:

Terms associated with Sickle cell disease:

Terms Similar to Sickle cell disease:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Sickle cell disease

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The following terms can be used for Sickle cell disease

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Sickle cell disease

The following list attempts to classify Sickle cell disease 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

Source: WordNet 2.1

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