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Glossary for Presence of target cells in blood smear in children

Medical terms related to Presence of target cells in blood smear in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Presence of target cells in blood smear: Presence of target cells in blood smear is an abnormal finding on a blood smear test that could point to a diagnosis of certain blood conditions or disorders, liver disease, or other conditions.
  • Target cells in blood smear:
  • Target cells in blood smear in children:
  • Thalassemia: Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin consists of two main protein chains called alpha and beta. There are two subtypes of the disorder (alpha and beta) depending on what portion of the hemoglobin is abnormally synthesized. Each of these subtypes can be further classified depending on the number of thalassemia genes involved. A total of four genes is needed to make each ? protein chains and two genes are needed to make each ? chain. The main symptom is anemia, the severity of which can vary amongst patients depending on how many defective genes are involved.

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