thalassemia

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The coroner ruled the cause of death was multi-organ failure and cardiac shock caused by pneumonia with renal failure, liver disfunction and beta thalassaemia.
She was an unmarried nine-year-old when her parents chose to freeze her ovarian tissue, and she then underwent chemotherapy and a bone-marrow transplant to cure her beta thalassaemia.
The studies done among the tribal groups in Orissa showed the prevalence rate of Beta thalassaemia trait from 6.
9% and diagnosis of beta thalassaemia trait with heterozygous hereditary elliptocytosis was made.
In Pakistan beta thalassaemia major is one of the most serious medical problems.
He also said that Beta Thalassaemia and sickle cell were the most common types of Thalasaemia disease in Qatar.
Thus during evolution carriers of beta thalassaemia were probably selected over those who did not harbor mutations in the beta globin gene.
Currently, there are 12 patients with homozygous beta thalassaemia major and one with heterozygous HbE/beta thalassaemia, all under the age of 13 years, being treated in the Paediatric Haematology Clinic in Durban.
According to experts, all pregnant women in India should be screened for at least beta thalassaemia, Down's syndrome and haemophilia A and B.
The blood film appearance is similar to beta thalassaemia trait, with hypochromia, microcytosis and the presence of target cells.
He was born with beta thalassaemia major, a potentially fatal genetic disorder.
He was born with beta thalassaemia major, a serious and potentially fatal genetic disorder.
An unnamed British couple hoped a so-called "saviour sibling" would help their child, who has the life-threatening condition beta thalassaemia major, a genetic form of anaemia leading to a lack of oxygen in the body.