Sickle Cell Disease: Normal and Sickle Cell

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease: Normal and Sickle Cell

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

  • It is Blood disorder
  • It is a genetically inherited disorder  involving an important change to the Beta6 Haemoglobin molecule
  • It is inherited from both mother and father
  • It is not curable except by Bone Marrow transplantation, but palliative treatment is available
  • It is distributed worldwide but more common and most severe in blacks especially Nigerians

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