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Alpha thalassemia trait

Alpha thalassemia trait: Introduction

Alpha thalassemia trait: Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. Alpha thalassemia trait involves defects in two of the four genes required to make each ? protein chain. The main symptom is mild anemia which may go unnoticed in many people. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alpha thalassemia trait is available below.

Symptoms of Alpha thalassemia trait

Treatments for Alpha 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
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Alpha thalassemia trait: Complications

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Causes of Alpha thalassemia trait

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  1. Alpha thalassemia trait: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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