The role of hydroxyurea in the management of sickle cell disease.

@article{Davies2003TheRO,
  title={The role of hydroxyurea in the management of sickle cell disease.},
  author={Sally L. Davies and Annette Gilmore},
  journal={Blood reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={99-109}
}
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common genetic diseases with some 250,000 new births each year. Most patients suffer intermittent pain crises and life-threatening events while life expectancy is considerably reduced. Until the last decade management was purely preventative or supportive aimed at symptom control. Apart from stem cell transplant… CONTINUE READING

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