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What is Beta Thalassemia intermedia?

What is Beta Thalassemia intermedia?

  • 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.

Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Introduction

Types of Beta Thalassemia intermedia:

Broader types of Beta Thalassemia intermedia:

How serious is Beta Thalassemia intermedia?

Prognosis of 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.
Complications of Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see complications of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

What causes Beta Thalassemia intermedia?

Causes of Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see causes of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

What are the symptoms of Beta Thalassemia intermedia?

Symptoms of Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see symptoms of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Complications of Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see complications of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Beta Thalassemia intermedia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Beta Thalassemia intermedia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Beta Thalassemia intermedia: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Beta Thalassemia intermedia.
Treatments for Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see treatments for Beta Thalassemia intermedia
Research for Beta Thalassemia intermedia: see research for Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Name of Beta Thalassemia intermedia

Main name of condition: Beta Thalassemia intermedia

 

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