Sickle Cell Disease Directory
Sickle cell disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder. People with sickle cell disease can have abnormally shaped red blood cells. The misshapen cells can get stuck in blood vessels, blocking blood flow and causing problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about why sickle cell disease occurs, what sickle-shaped cells look like, complications of sickle cell disease, and much more.
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