Sickle Cell Anemia

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Sickle Cell Anemia

This disorder is due to a single point of mutation

Sickle Cell Anemia

2. Metabollic IssuesSymptoms-Anemia.-Episodes of pain.-Frequent infections.-Delayed growth-Vision problems.-Hand-foot syndrome.

Disease Onset &Lifestyle of Afflicted

The onset of the disease is 4 months or older.A person with sickle cell anemia should adopt or maintain a healthy lifestyle, prevent and control complications, Learn ways to cope with pain

Treatment

*Stem cell transplants*Bone marrow transplant *Medications: -Antibiotics -Pain-relieving medications -Hydroxyurea (Droxia, Hydrea)

Autosomal Recessive

Pattern of Inheritance

Probability of Childrenwith the disorder

Citations:* "American Society of Hematology" Sickle Cell Anemia. Web. 17, Mar. 2015.* "Sickle C ell Anemia" Symptoms. Web. 16, Mar, 2015..* "Sickle Cell Disease" Sickle Cell Disease. Web. 16, Mar. 2015.* "What causes Sickle Cell Anemia?" NHLBI, NIH. Web.16, Mar. 2015

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