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Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to be abnormally shaped. This site's simple question and answer format helps you learn how people get the disease, what its symptoms are, and how it is diagnosed
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Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to be abnormally shaped. This site's simple question-and-answer format helps you learn how people get the disease, what its symptoms are, and how it is diagnosed and treated.

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