Information about sickle cell anemia covering causes and treatment.
MedlinePlus provides basic disease information and links to more information selected with patients and families in mind. See MedlinePlus Sickle Cell Anemia.
For more clinical information, have you looked at Up to Date? UNC-CH affiliates can connect to it from the HSL homepage. Up to Date has a number of entries that cover your question:
· Overview of the clinical manifestations of sickle cell disease
· Diagnosis of sickle cell syndromes
· Overview of the management and prognosis of sickle cell disease
Here is a PubMed search that finds the evidence based articles on sickle cell anemia published in the few years.
Let me know if you still have questions.