Juvvigunta Vasthala, Author at Neurology Advisor

Juvvigunta Vasthala

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Beta thalassemia

Beta thalassemia I. What every physician needs to know. Thalassemias are disorders of hemoglobin synthesis. Beta (β-) thalassemia results from an abnormality of one or both β-globin genes. Several hundred mutations of the β-globin gene are known that result in either diminished (β+ thalassemia) or absent β globin (βo thalassemia). These mutations result in a…

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