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3) Which Of The Following Is Correct About Thalassemia: A)

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Question: 3) Which of the following is Correct about thalassemia:

A) The most common cause of beta thalassemia is point mutation.
B)Very high HbF,decreased is absent HbA, normal HbA2
C)hydrops fetalis results when the 2 alpha genes are missed
D) thalesemia doesn%E2%80%99t cause anemia

4) Which of the following is an immunophenotypic Characteristic of Reed- Sternberg cells in classic HL:

A) Positive for CD30
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri (42 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
The A) option is correct for both queries.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query on Ask A Doctor forum.
for the first query regarding thalassemia, the correct option is A) The most common cause of thalassemia is point mutation.
For second query, the XXXXXXX Sternberg cells are positive for CD 30. This option is correct, however, other three options are not mentioned in the query.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja Puri
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3) Which Of The Following Is Correct About Thalassemia: A)

Brief Answer: The A) option is correct for both queries. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your query on Ask A Doctor forum. for the first query regarding thalassemia, the correct option is A) The most common cause of thalassemia is point mutation. For second query, the XXXXXXX Sternberg cells are positive for CD 30. This option is correct, however, other three options are not mentioned in the query. Thanks and take care Dr Shailja Puri