Thalassemia

(Mediterranean anemia, thalassemia major and minor) Thalassemias are a group of hereditary, microcytic, hemolytic anemias, which are characterized by a defective synthesis of hemoglobin. They are particularly common in the population of the Mediterranean as well as Africans and Southeast Asians. The symptoms and clinical signs can result of anemia, hemolysis, splenomegaly, and Knochenmarkhyperplasie when multiple transfusions were carried out, also of iron overload. The diagnosis is made through genetic…

September 3, 2018
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