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Failure To Diagnose Sickle Cell Medical Negligence Claims

Failure To Diagnose Sickle Cell & Medical Negligence

Sickle Cell disease affects the red blood cells. Whils they are usually round so that they can travel easily through the blood vessels. When a patient suffers from sickle cell disease, the red blood cells become misshapen and cannot travel freely through the vessels. If your medical team have failed to diagnose Sickle Cell Disease, you may be able to make a claim for medical negligence.

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Sickle Cell Symptoms

Sickle cell symptoms can include all or any of the following:

  • Fever
  • Pain or stiffness in the abdomen, pelvis, neck, ribs or spine;
  • Swelling in hands or feet
  • In children, fatigue, irratibility and jaundice can also be present.

If your G.P. or other medical professional has failed to refer you or your child for further assessment when some or all of these symptoms are present and the patient has suffered further, this may amount ot medical negligence.

Complications Caused By Delayed Diagnosis Of Sickle Cell

Complications caused by the delayed diagnosis of sickle cell disease can include:

  • Anemia;
  • Chest problems;
  • Jaundice;
  • Organ failure;
  • Restricted or delayed growth
  • Strokes
  • Vision problems

These serious complications from failure to diagnose sickle cell disease mean that you should seek urgent legal advice if this has happened to you.

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