haemoglobinopathy


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haemoglobinopathy

(ˌhiːməʊɡləʊbɪˈnɒpəθɪ; ˌhɛm-) or

hemoglobinopathy

n
(Pathology) any of various inherited diseases, including sickle-cell anaemia and thalassaemia, characterized by abnormal haemoglobin
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Noun1.haemoglobinopathy - a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a structural haemoglobinopathy which is extremely diverse in its presentation regarding disease severity and organ involved.
This divided patients into normal, ID/ACD, IDA and haemoglobinopathy clinical groupings.
Future studies should examine haemoglobinopathy, and infections with helminthes to gain a better sense of their impact in Zambia.
Our study excluded Graves' disease patients with known histories of the following conditions: cirrhosis, chronic kidney disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and severe obesity (body mass index (BMI)>35kg/ m2), infections, chronic inflammatory diseases that include collagen tissue disease and inflammatory bowel disease, haematological diseases that include haemoglobinopathy, and blood coagulation disorders.
2,3 Thalassemia is the commonest inherited haemoglobinopathy and in Pakistan the carrier rate for [beta] thalassemia gene is reported between 4.
High HbF level in RBCs protects them from sickling, the phenomenon responsible for clinical manifestation of the haemoglobinopathy.
Haemoglobin C disease is another type of haemoglobinopathy that also produces structurally abnormal haemoglobin.
However, in patients with persistent unexplained microcytosis and/ or hyopchromia following a thorough haematological assessment, a full investigation for the presence of a haemoglobinopathy is warranted.
3 achieve completeness in outcome data or decline and ensure all parents have made active and informed choices regarding the haemoglobinopathy database;
Iron supplementation is advisable in pregnant Gaucher patients with hypochromic microcytic anaemia who do not have evidence of a haemoglobinopathy (e.
Tasked with giving the Haemoglobinopathy department its coolest-ever festive look, six members of staff turned the ward into a scene straight out of hit Disney movie Frozen, complete with an Elsa and a Princess Anna to welcome children as they enter the ward.