New developments in sickle cell disease research.1594547920
New developments in sickle cell disease sickle cell disease or sickle cell anemia, inherited disorder of the blood in which the oxygen-carrying hemoglobin pigment in erythrocytes (red blood cells) is abnormal. research.
Ed. by Paul D. O'Malley.
Nova Biomedical Books
Sickle cell anemia sickle cell anemia
A chronic, usually fatal inherited form of anemia marked by crescent-shaped red blood cells, occurring almost exclusively in Blacks, and characterized by fever, leg ulcers, jaundice, and episodic pain in the joints. is an inherited blood disorder occurring in approximately 1 out of every 400 African-American infants born in the US each year. Individuals of Mediterranean, Arabian, Caribbean, South and Central American, and East Indian ancestry can also be affected. This book collects recent research on sickle cell anemia from Africa, Australia, Israel, the US, and Greece. Chapters examine malaria resistance in red cell disorders, resonant Raman studies on functional erythrocytes Erythrocytes
Red blood cells.
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n.pl red blood cells. , psychobiological reactivity in children with sickle cell disease, and acute chest syndrome acute chest syndrome Hematology A complex seen in Pts with sickle cell anemia–SCA Clinical Fever, tachycardia, chest pain, leukocytosis, and pulmonary infiltrates; it is the most common cause for hospitalization in SCA and is due to vascular occlusion and/or in sickle cell disease. Other subjects include the heart in sickle cell disease, oral health status, and anthropometric an·thro·pom·e·try
The study of human body measurement for use in anthropological classification and comparison.
an findings in sickle cell disease. A few color images are included.
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