Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia
Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia
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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia:
Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)
SCA is characterized by episodes of pain, chronic hemolytic anemia and severe infections, usually beginning in early childhood.
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
NHLBI, Fact Sheet Multicenter Study of Hydroxyurea for Sickle Cell Anemia: NHLBI (Excerpt)
A painful crisis is a sudden attack of pain, which may be mild or extremely
severe, often occurring in bones and joints in adults. For this study, which was
limited to patients with moderately severe disease (at least 3 attacks/year), a
crisis was a visit to a medical facility for pain not due to another disease,
lasting at least 4 hours, and treated with injections of a narcotic pain-killer.
(Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Fact Sheet Multicenter Study of Hydroxyurea for Sickle Cell Anemia: NHLBI)
Sickle Cell Anemia as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia, it is also important to consider Sickle Cell Anemia as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Sickle Cell Anemia may cause:
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Sickle Cell Anemia: Onset and Incubation
Onset of Sickle Cell Anemia: Condition present at birth but symptoms may not appear for a few months.
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