Serjeant, Graham R.; Higgs, D.R; Hambleton, I.R
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Elderly survivors with homozygous sickle cell disease
The New England Journal of Medicine
Date of Publication
Reports that prolonged survival in homozygous sickle cell disease is more common than previously thought. States that the University of the West Indies has treated 102 patients (64.7%women) who survived beyond their 60th birthday.