Sickle Cell Disease in Children, Symptoms and Causes
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder characterized by defective hemoglobin (a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body).
Leading the Way in Pediatric Care
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York is the only exclusively dedicated pediatric hospital – not just a wing or a floor – on Long Island. We are dedicated to providing the highest levels of care in meeting the special needs of children, from premature babies to adolescents.