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Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease (also called sickle cell anemia) is a blood disorder that is inherited. It is a condition that affects mostly people of African descent, however, it also develops in other ethnic groups…

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Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Anemia

Medical June 28, 2012

Sickle cell anemia also referred to as sickle cell disease, is an inherited blood disorder known as an autosomal recessive genetic blood disorder. This means that in order to develop sickle cell anemia you have to inherit two abnormal genes, one from each parent. Sickle cell anemis is the most common of the inherited blood disorders…

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