sickle cell C disease

sick·le cell C dis·ease

[MIM*141900]
a disease resulting from abnormal sickle-shaped erythrocytes (containing hemoglobins C and S) that appear in response to a lowering of the partial pressure of oxygen; characterized by anemia, crises due to hemolysis or vascular occlusion, chronic leg ulcers and bone deformities, and infarcts of bone or of the spleen.
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sick·le cell C dis·ease

(sik'ĕl sel di-zēz')
A disorder resulting from abnormal sickle-shaped erythrocytes (containing hemoglobin C and S) that appear in response to a lowering of the partial pressure of oxygen; characterized by anemia, crises due to hemolysis or vascular occlusion, chronic leg ulcers and bone deformities, and infarcts of bone or of the spleen.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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