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People with sickle cell disease, an inherited condition, have blood cells that can change form, turning from round into a "sickle" or crescent shape.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Martin Steinberg, MD - Hematology|
|Last Revised||October 1, 2012|