Sickle Cell Anemia Info

Sickle Cell Anemia Info - Spleen concentrates sickle cells:...

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Sickle Cell Anemia: One amino acid change affects the entire body. Clumping of red blood cells: Circulatory problems, damage to brain, lungs, heart, skeletal muscles, gut, and kidneys Heart failure, paralysis, pneumonia, rheumatism, gut pain, kidney failure
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Unformatted text preview: Spleen concentrates sickle cells: Spleen enlargement Immune system compromised Rapid destruction of sickle cells: Anemia, causing weakness, fatigue, impaired development, heart chamber dilation Impaired brain function, heart failure...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 1002 taught by Professor Pomarico during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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