Sickle-cell Anaemia (SCA)

Sickle-cell Anaemia (SCA)

May 23rd – Sickle-cell (drepanocytosis) anaemia (SCA) is a hereditary blood disorder, characterized by RBCs that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickle cell anemia is a form of sickle-cell disease in which there is homozygosity for the mutation that causes HbS which deteriorates the cells’ flexibility and results in a risk of various life-threatening …

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