Sickle Cell Disease

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Inherited defect in haemoglobin, causing crystallisation within blood cells, obstruction of blood vessels and crippling pain, organ damage and other life-threatening complications.

Carriers (trait) are usually asymptomatic.

See also Sickle Cell Disease

Guidance

Risk of sickling during procedure. Inappropriate product for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Unacceptable.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

SCD

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012