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Retinopathy can occur in children with sickle cell disease. Sickle cells can damage blood vessels in the retina and vision can be affected. Retinopathy is more common in adolescents with Sickle Hemoglobin C Disease. It is recommended that after the age of 10 years, children with sickle cell disease have periodic ophthalmology examinations.
Origin and Distribution of Sickle Cell Disease, Genetics, Sickle Red Blood Cells, Infections ,Splenic Sequestration, Pain, Chest Syndrome, Aplastic Crisis, Strokes, Gall Stones and Jaundice, Growth and Development, Retinopathy, Priapism
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 June 2010 14:52|