Thalassemia – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


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A group of inherited hematologic disorders that affect the synthesis of adult hemoglobin tetramer (HbA) (1)
β-Thalassemia is due to a deficient synthesis of β-globin chain, whereas α-thalassemia is due to a deficient synthesis of α-globin chain:

The synthesis of the una…

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