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Racial inequalities in access to care for young people living with pain due to sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease is among the most common genetic disorders globally, predominantly affecting individuals from African, Mediterranean, Arabian, and Indian origins. The most severe forms (ie, HbSS and HbSβ 0) uniformly present with severe anaemia, and the generally milder forms (ie, HbSC and HbSβ+) show variable degrees of severity. Read more.

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