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Sickle Cell Disease



Childhood hematological conditions demand a unique approach. Can you deal with this one?

  1. Acute chest syndrome
  2. Diagnosis of sickle cell disease
  3. Genetic screening for sickle cell disease
  4. Sickle cell dactylitis
  5. Sickle cell disease
  6. Treatment of acute chest syndrome
  7. Treatment of sickle cell disease - long-term
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