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SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND TRAIT

“Sickle Cell Trait continues to be the leading cause of death in young African Americans in civilian organized sports and military basic training. “Sudden death due to periods of extreme physical exertion continues to occur in individuals with sickle cell trait. “Sickle syndromes include several distinct diseases that cause red blood cells to sickle: sickle […]