sickle-cell disease

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Noun1.sickle-cell disease - a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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We report an 18-month-old Caucasian female who presented at 3 weeks of age with an abnormal newborn screen reported as "FS" (fetal hemoglobin, sickle hemoglobin) indicating the presence of SCD.