anaemia, sickle cellmedical dictionary

A disease characterised by chronic haemolytic anaemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for haemoglobin s.

American spelling: anemia, sickle cell

(12 Dec 1998)

anaemia, sideroblasticmedical dictionary

Anaemia characterised by the presence of erythroblasts containing excessive deposits of iron in the marrow.

American spelling: anemia, sideroblastic

(12 Dec 1998)