sickle cell–hemoglobin C disease

a genetically determined anemia in which the erythrocytes contain both hemoglobin S and hemoglobin C; symptoms are similar to but less severe than those of sickle cell anemia and may include abdominal and skeletal pain, splenomegaly, splenic infarction, and infarctions or deformities of bone. Called also hemoglobin SC d.

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