Sickle cell anemia
Sickle cell anemia, also called “sickle cell disease” or “drepanocytosis“ is a blood disorder or a hemoglobin disorder that causes deformed red blood cells.
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease affecting mainly the respiratory system and the digestive system.
Recessive genetic disorders in people from Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix and Haute-Côte-Nord
Some recessive genetic disorders, also called “recessive hereditary disorders," are more common in the regions of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix and Haute-Côte-Nord.
Last update: October 13, 2022