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What are rare types of sickle cell disease (SCD)?

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Rare types are:

  • Hemoglobin SD
  • Hemoglobin SE
  • Hemoglobin SO

From: What is Sickle Cell Disease? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Human Genome Research Institute: “Learning About Sickle Cell Disease.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Sickle Cell Anemia,” “How is Sickle Cell Disease Diagnosed?”

Mayo Clinic: “Sickle Cell Anemia.”

CDC: “Facts About Sickle Cell Disease.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 7, 2019

SOURCES:

National Human Genome Research Institute: “Learning About Sickle Cell Disease.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Sickle Cell Anemia,” “How is Sickle Cell Disease Diagnosed?”

Mayo Clinic: “Sickle Cell Anemia.”

CDC: “Facts About Sickle Cell Disease.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 7, 2019

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