More About Sickle Cell Disease
There are several types of sickle cell disease, the most common being sickle cell anemia (Hb SS Disease). Other types of sickle cell disease are caused by different variations in hemoglobin that in combination with hemoglobin S may cause problems.
Sickle Cell Anemia
- Hemoglobin SS Disease or Sickle Cell Anemia (PDF)
- Drepanocitosis o Anemia de Células Falciformes (PDF, Español)
- The Infant and Young Child With Sickle Cell Anemia (PDF)
- Sickle Cell Anemia: A Parent's Guide for the School Age Child
- Anemia de Células Falciformes: Una Guía Para Padres de Niños en Edad Escolar (Español)
Other Types of Sickle Cell Disease
Talasemia Falciforme Beta Cero (Español)
|Complication (English)||Complicación (Español)|
|Acute chest syndrome||Síndrome de pecho|
|Aplastic crisis||Crisis aplástica|
|Pain in the child with sickle cell disease||Dolor en el niño con enfermedad de célula falciforme|
|Pneumococcal infection and penicillin||Infección neumocócica y penicilina|
|Sickle cell anemia and stroke||Anemia de célula falciforme y ataques|
|Splenic sequestration crisis|
Sickle Cell Resources
View sickle cell resources including consultant and provider lists, educational information and videos, direct service and support organizations as well as other information.
Other Hemoglobin Disorders
Hemoglobin disorders (also known as hemoglobinopathies) are rare blood conditions that affect a person’s hemoglobin which is the protein in the blood that carries oxygen.
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