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35.6 x 27.9 cm ⏐ 14.0 x 11.0 in (300dpi)
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Illustration of sickle cells and normal red blood cells. Sickle cell anaemia is a severe hereditary form of anaemia in which a mutated form of haemoglobin distorts the red blood cells into a crescent shape at low oxygen levels. It is common in those of African descent.
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