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Anemia, Sickle Cell MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anemia, Sickle Cell
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.071.141.150.150
C15.378.420.155
C16.320.070.150
C16.320.365.155
Unique ID
D000755
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000755
Annotation
PL 92-294: Natl Sickle Cell Anemia Control Act; sickle cell dis goes here unless specifically HEMOGLOBIN SC DISEASE or HEMOGLOBIN C DISEASE or SICKLE CELL TRAIT or THALASSEMIA; /‌drug ther: consider also ANTISICKLING AGENTS
Scope Note
A disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S.
Entry Term(s)
HbS Disease
Hemoglobin S Disease
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Disorders
Sickling Disorder Due to Hemoglobin S
NLM Classification #
WH 170
See Also
Antisickling Agents
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Anemia, Sickle Cell Preferred
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