Sickle Cell Disease

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Mind Map on Sickle Cell Disease, created by jessica_garnsey on 10/13/2015.

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Sickle Cell Disease
1 genetic disorder
1.1 autosomal recessive
1.2 abnormal hemoglobin
1.2.1 causes chronic hemolytic anemia
1.3 Life expectancies mid 40s
1.3.1 better care increases life expectancy
1.4 Incidence
1.4.1 1:400-600 blacks
1.4.2 1:1000 Hispanics
1.4.3 also India, Middle East , and Mediterranean individuals
2 Disease Complications
2.1 infarction of lungs, kidneys, spleen, and bones
2.2 Painful Leg Ulcers
2.3 dactylitis
2.4 Priapism
2.5 Renal failure
2.6 increased risk of infection
2.6.1 pneumococcal
2.6.2 salmonella osteomyelitis
3 Diagnosis
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