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Is there a developmental delay in children with sickle cell disease?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Possible
In childhood, 25 percent of children with sickle cell anemia have silent ischemic lesions that may impair neurocognitive function.

In brief: Possible
In childhood, 25 percent of children with sickle cell anemia have silent ischemic lesions that may impair neurocognitive function.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: It can occur
Sickle cell is a genetic variation in red cells.
Many lead totally normal lives. Some may have infarcts of bone and brain. Repetitive infarcts of the brain may result in learning and motor problems. Good management can avoid these complications.

In brief: It can occur
Sickle cell is a genetic variation in red cells.
Many lead totally normal lives. Some may have infarcts of bone and brain. Repetitive infarcts of the brain may result in learning and motor problems. Good management can avoid these complications.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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