Alpha-thalassemia

Overview

Are there other names for alpha-thalassemia?

Alpha-thalassemia has four different types. These are hemoglobin Bart syndrome (or hemoglobin Bart hydrops fetalis), hemoglobin H disease, alpha-thalassemia trait and alpha-thalassemia silent carrier. Doctors may refer to specific types by their names.

Alpha thalassemia. (2009). Genetics Home Reference. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/alpha-thalassemia

Origa, R., Moi, P., Galanello, R., & Cao, A. (2013). Alpha-Thalassemia. GeneReviews at GeneTests Medical Genetics Information Resource (database online). Copyright, University of Washington, Seattle. 1997-2013. Available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20301608

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