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What is thalassemia?

what is thalassemia ?
Mon, 29 Dec 2014
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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Thalassemia is a disorder of hlobin chain synthesis. Basically there is defect in hemoglobin production. There are many type like alpha and beta thalassemia. B thalassemia is common. homozygous and heterozygous variant are also there. Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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What is thalassemia?

Hi, dear I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. Thalassemia is a disorder of hlobin chain synthesis. Basically there is defect in hemoglobin production. There are many type like alpha and beta thalassemia. B thalassemia is common. homozygous and heterozygous variant are also there. Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.