The inset image shows a cross-section of a sickle cell with long polymerized sickle haemoglobin (HbS) strands stretching and distorting the cell shape to look like a crescent moon. Sickle cell disease ( SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person’s parents. The most common type is known as sickle cell anaemia.
Sickle cell anemia is one of a group of disorders known as sickle cell disease. Sickle cell anemia is an inherited red blood cell disorder in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body.
Clumps of sickle cell block the blood vessel Sickle cell anemia as a red blood disease as a normal and abnormal hemoglobin anatomy medical illustration concept in a 3D render.