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Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Introduction

Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Beta Thalassemia intermedia involves defects in both of the two genes required to make each ? protein chain. The condition causes varying degrees of moderate anemia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Beta Thalassemia intermedia is available below.

Symptoms of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Treatments for Beta Thalassemia intermedia

  • More severe cases may need more regular blood transfusions. The requirement for blood transfusions are greater during pregnancy or illness. Genetic counseling is recommended
  • Regular monitoring to ensure adequate haemoglobin levels
  • Blood transfusion at the time of physiological stressors such as infection, illness and pregnancy if required
  • Regular blood transfusion if adequate haemoglobin levels are not maintained
  • Chelation therapy to treat iron overload associated with regular transfusions
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

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Prognosis for Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Prognosis for Beta Thalassemia intermedia: The condition is less severe than beta thalassemia major and a good prognosis can be anticipated if the condition is monitored and managed appropriately.

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  1. Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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