What is Hemoglobinopathy?

Hemoglobinopathy is a kind of genetic defect that results in abnormal structure of one of the globin chains of the hemoglobin molecule.Hemoglobinopathies are inherited single-gene disorders; in most cases, they are inherited as autosomal co-dominant traits. Common hemoglobinopathies include sickle-cell disease.

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Please a Internal Medicine Speacialist Doctor answer this Question. i am 20 years old male with 5.8 ft (174 Height) and 116 lbs (53 KG) Weight and...

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Likely genetic but need exclusion of other causes

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Hii sir I am 25 years old and went to gv blood to one of my friend they dint take blood said ur haemoglobin is low i dint know it before so wat...

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Low Hemoglobin

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It is not usual to find a young male in mid 20's to have low hemoglobin....

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In a CT Scan I had the report indicated mild splenomegaly, what is this condition and what are the treatment options if...

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Splenomegaly is an enlargement of the spleen. The spleen usually lies in the left upper quadrant (LUQ) of the human abdomen....

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