Thalassemia minima: Introduction
Thalassemia minima: An inherited blood disorder. Normal hemoglobin requires two alpha and two beta proteins to be able to carry out its oxygen-carrying function efficiently. In thalassemia minima, one of the two beta globin-producing genes are deleted but the condition is usually asymptomatic.
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Symptoms of Thalassemia minima
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Treatments for Thalassemia minima
- 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
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Causes of Thalassemia minima
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