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Patients with sickle cell disease are treated at The Royal London.
Objectives To assess the effects of routine malaria chemoprophylaxis in people with sickle cell disease.
About 10-15 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke, usually ischemic stroke.
Blood transfusions may be used to treat children with sickle cell disease.
Sickle cell anemia, also called sickle cell disease (SS disease), is an inherited condition caused by having abnormal hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen in the blood.