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Cooley syndrome

Cooley syndrome: Introduction

Cooley syndrome: An inherited blood disorder involving abnormal production of red blood cells which causes serious anemia. It is a severe form of thalassemia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cooley syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Cooley syndrome

Treatments for Cooley syndrome

  • Blood transfusion - lifelong
  • Chelation therapy - to manage iron overload related to frequent blood transfusions
  • Management of Vitamin E and folate deficiency often associated with severe forms of thalassemia
  • Stem cell transplantation - used in selected patients
  • Splenectomy - may be indicated in patients with high transfusion requirements
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Cooley syndrome

Prognosis for Cooley syndrome: fatal within a few months or years

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