Genetic Disorders

By: Chris carrier

In the slideshow page 19-20 talks about the first case of a genetic disorder.

This is the different blood types. On the right is a tube of regular blood cells on the left is sickle cells or anemia blood type.

On the picture above sickle cells show they can not bend or be flexible like regular blood cells. It is a disease of hemoglobin it cause the red blood cells to dry out and become stiff.


Swollen hands and feet may be the first signs of sickle cell anemia in babies.

Periodic episodes of pain, called crises, are a major symptom of sickle cell anemia.

shortness of breath, dizziness, headache, coldness, chest pain, yellowing of the eyes.

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