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Beta Thalassemia trait

Beta Thalassemia trait: Introduction

Beta Thalassemia trait: 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 trait involves defects in one of the two genes required to make each ? protein chain. Mild anemia is usually the only symptom. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Beta Thalassemia trait is available below.

Symptoms of Beta Thalassemia trait

Treatments for Beta Thalassemia trait

  • Usually no treatment is required
  • Rarely requires treatment and may be picked up due to presence of microcytic hypochromic red cells or mild anemia
  • Does not respond to iron therapy
  • Patient education and genetic counselling
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Beta Thalassemia trait: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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