What are the symptoms of anemia in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Children exhibit few manifestations of anemia because they readily adjust by increasing heart rate and stroke volume; however, they have decreased stamina, which may be noted on the playground or when participating in physical education class.


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