Disease Information for Hemoglobin C disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Family History
Family history/Anemia
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fast-migrating hemoglobin/electrophoresis (Lab)
Hemoglobin crystals/RBCs smear (Lab)
Hemoglobin electrophoresis abnormal (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin inc/normal direct bil. (Lab)
Microcytes/small RBCs on Blood smear
Microcytosis/microcytic anemia (Lab)
Normocytic Anemia/High Retic count
RBC smear/square crytals/Hgb C observed (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
MCV/Mean Corpuscular Volume (Lab)
Osmotic fragility, RBC (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Bilirubin, serum (Lab)
Fetal hemoglobin (Lab)
Free hemoglobin, plasma (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Osmotic fragility, RBC (Lab)
Target cells (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Bilirubinemia
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Parvovirus B19 marrow/effect
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Beta chain/6th position substitue/HGB
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Hemoglobin CC/status
Process
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
PROCESS/Hemoglobinopathy disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Molecular/hematologic disorder (ex)
Definition

A disease characterized by compensated hemolysis with a normal hemoglobin level or a mild to moderate anemia. There may be intermittent abdominal discomfort, splenomegaly, and slight jaundice.

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