Why do patients with sickle cell disease commonly suffer from chronic anemia?

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Why do patients with sickle cell disease commonly suffer from chronic anemia?

asked Sep 10, 2012 in Biology by kistnus ~Expert~ (614 points)
    

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Sickled red blood cells are damaged easily and therefore have a shorter life span than normal red blood cells.

answered Sep 10, 2012 by kistnus ~Expert~ (614 points)

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