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Beta thalassemia major

Introduction: Beta thalassemia major

Description of Beta thalassemia major

Beta thalassemia major (medical condition): Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis...more »

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Beta thalassemia major: Related Topics

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Beta thalassemia major: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Beta thalassemia major is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Beta thalassemia major, or a subtype of Beta thalassemia major, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Beta thalassemia major as a Disease

Beta thalassemia major: Another name for Beta thalassemia (or close medical condition association).
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Beta thalassemia major: Related Diseases

Beta thalassemia major: Beta thalassemia major is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Beta thalassemia major (Beta thalassemia)

Some of the symptoms of Beta thalassemia major incude:

Treatments for Beta thalassemia major (Beta thalassemia)

Treatments for Beta thalassemia major (Beta thalassemia) include:

  • Mild cases may require no treatment. Regular blood transfusions are required in more severe cases. Removal (chelation) of iron buildup in body due to blood transfusion, folic acid supplements, surgical removal of spleen or allogeneic hematopoietic transplant may be helpful in some cases. Genetic counseling is recommended
  • Blood transfusions, removal (chelation) of iron buildup in body due to blood transfusion, folic acid supplements, surgical removal of spleen or stem cell transplant. Genetic counseling is recommended

Treatment of Beta thalassemia major: For more treatment information about Beta thalassemia major, see treatment of Beta thalassemia (Beta thalassemia major)

Beta thalassemia major: Related Disease Topics

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