Sexuality and sickle cell disease

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DOI: 10.5581/1516-8484.20130021 For decades, sickle cell disease (SCD) was mainly considered a childhood disease, since until 1973 life expectancy was 14 years(1). However, most children with SCD outlive this barrier(2). Newborn screening, prophylactic penicillin, and effective vaccinations against Haemophilus influenzae type b and Streptococcus pneumonia… (More)
DOI: 10.5581/1516-8484.20130021

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