Sickle cell anemia is brought on by a mutation on the 11 th chromosome Sickle

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Sickle cell anemia is brought on by a mutation on the 11 th chromosome. Sickle cells are quickly extinguished which causes anemia. These atypical hemoglobin molecules join together and block blood flow to vessels which can cause significant damage to organs or tissues ( Steinberg & Sebastiani, 2012). e. Draw a Punnett Square which show her father as having a heterozygous genotype for sickle cell and her mother has having a homozygous genotype for sickle cell anemia. Heterozygous genotype (dad) = AS Homozygous (mother) = SS f. What was this patient’s chance of having sickle cell trait? Based on the Punnett Square the patient has a 2/4 or 50% chance of having the sickle cell trait. g. Based on the parent’s genotypes, which one has sickle cell trait, and which one has sickle cell anemia? The father is heterozygous genotype for sickle cell, which means he has one copy of the atypical allele of the hemoglobin beta gene making him the one with the sickle cell trait. The mother is homozygous genotype for sickle cell anemia which means she has two copies of atypical allele (King, 2017). Dad= AS Mom= SS A S S AS SS S AS SS
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5 SICKLE CELL 5. For what actual or potential complications related to the diagnosis in question 1 does she need to be monitored? You may simply list your answer(s) below using a bullet point format. This does not have to
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  • Fall '15
  • david,mary
  • Nursing, pH, Sickle cell anemia, Sickle-cell disease, anion gap

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