Patient’s Story: Kynadi

When Kynadi was just two weeks old, doctors became concerned. Kynadi appeared to have Sickle Cell Anemia, an inherited condition in which the body lacks sufficient healthy red blood cells to ensure enough oxygen. Rather than being whole and round, sickle cells shrink and curve like tiny moons — like sickles.

But how could Kynadi have Sickle Cell Anemia?