haemoglobinopathies


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haemoglobinopathies

A group of inherited diseases in which there are specific abnormalities in the HAEMOGLOBIN molecule. The group includes SICKLE-CELL DISEASE and the THALASSAEMIAS.
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Madigan C, Malik P (2006) Pathophysiology and therapy for haemoglobinopathies.
Prevalence of [beta]-thalassemia and other haemoglobinopathies in six cities in India: a multicentre study.
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.
Analytical evaluation of the Capillarys 2 Flex Piercing for routine haemoglobinopathies diagnosis.
Saxena, "Spectrum of haemoglobinopathies diagnosed by cation exchange-HPLC & modulating effects of nutritional deficiency anaemias from north India," Indian Journal of Medical Research, vol.
3] It is thought to be a compensatory, physiological mechanism that occurs during altered medullary haematopoesis which is commonly seen in the haemoglobinopathies, leukemias, lymphomas and myelofibrosis.
Spectrum of haemoglobinopathies in the state of Orissa, India: A ten year cohort study.
His thesis was titled 'Molecular Genetics of Haemoglobinopathies in Oman'.
Jaundice in malaria infection is caused by many factors including intravascular haemolysis of parasitized red blood cells, haemolysis of non-parasitized red blood cells (innocent bystanders), possible micro-angiopathic haemolysis associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), hepatic dysfunction, associated haemoglobinopathies (not uncommon in malaria-prone areas), druginduced haemolysis (including quinine, etc.
Deficiency or malfunction of these blood cells occurs in disease conditions prevalent in Africa, including cancers like leukaemia and haemoglobinopathies like thalassaemia or sickle-cell disease.
The tribal population of the region is affected by both nutritional anaemias and haemoglobinopathies.