About the Disease
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders where the distorted red blood cells form a sickle or crescent shape and disrupt the normal flow of nutrition and oxygen throughout the body. SCD is a chronic disease that affects the circulatory system.
Source: National Institutes of Health
ICD-10: D57.00, D57.01, D57.02, D57.1, D57.20, D57.211, D57.212, D57.219, D57.40, D57.411, D57.412, D57.419, D57.80, D57.811, D57.812, D57.819