Although the incidence of renal neoplasms is generally very low, the occurrence in subjects with haemoglobinopathies
presents peculiar challenges in management and may be associated with higher morbidity and mortality.
Differentials include haemoglobinopathies
(thalassemias), lead or arsenic poisoning, unstable haemoglobins, severe infections, sideroblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia and a rare inherited condition, pyrimidine 5' nucleotidase deficiency [14,22,42].
are not the most common monogenic disorders in SA, but from the data summarised above it is clear that they do occur at significant frequencies in high-risk minority groups, and when detected appropriate genetic counselling can be offered.
Un-checked transmission of thalassaemia major in Azad Jammu and Kashmir 12th International Conference on Thalassaemia and other Haemoglobinopathies
, 114th TIF Conference for Patients and Parents.
Prevalence of [beta]-thalassemia and other haemoglobinopathies
in six cities in India: a multicentre study.
Pattern of AY-Thalassemia and Other Haemoglobinopathies
: A Cross-Sectional Study in Bangladesh.
Winners will be announced in November during the Pan-Arab Thalassemia and Haemoglobinopathies
Conference, which the UAE will be hosting for the first time.
These stem cells can be used to replace blood-forming cells in a person being treated for cancer or other life-threatening diseases such as haemoglobinopathies
, leukaemia, immune system deficiencies and numerous genetic diseases and it holds out hope for incurable diseases.
It is thought that the various types of haemoglobin found in the myriad of haemoglobinopathies
may affect haemoglobin glucose bonding and/or the lifespan of haemoglobin, and by extrapolation, HbA1c level.
Rapid and specific detection of clinically significant haemoglobinopathies
Saxena, "Spectrum of haemoglobinopathies
diagnosed by cation exchange-HPLC & modulating effects of nutritional deficiency anaemias from north India," Indian Journal of Medical Research, vol.
Analytical evaluation of the Capillarys 2 Flex Piercing for routine haemoglobinopathies