A Benign form of HbE/ Beta-Thalassemia

Vani Chandrashekar

Abstract


HbE/ β-thalassemia has a variable presentation with symptoms varying from a mild to severe form of thalassemia. We present a case of incidentally discovered HbE/β-thalassemia in a twenty eight year old male. He had splenomegaly, hemoglobin of 14.9 gm/dL and microcytic red cell indices. He had an HbE of 39.4%, HbF of 57.5% and HbA formed 3% of the total hemoglobin.

 

 


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/jhm.v2n1p37

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Journal of Hematological Malignancies
ISSN 1925-4024 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4032 (Online)
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