sickle cell-thalassemia disease

sick·le cell-thal·as·se·mi·a dis·ease

anemia clinically resembling sickle cell anemia, in which those affected are compound heterozygous for the sickle cell gene and a thalassemia gene; about 60-80% of hemoglobin is Hb S, up to 20% Hb F, and the remainder Hb A.