The development of haematological changes in homozygous sickle cell disease: a cohort study from birth to 6 years.

A cohort study of sickle cell disease from birth has allowed observations on the disease without the symptomatic selection inherent in previous series. The development of haematological indices from birth to 6 years in male and female infants with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease is presented and compared with values in age and sex matched controls with… (More)