"alpha-Thalassemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the alpha chains of hemoglobin. The severity of this condition can vary from mild anemia to death, depending on the number of genes deleted.
- Alpha Thalassemia
- Thalassemia, Alpha
- Thalassemia alpha
- Hemoglobin H Disease
- Disease, Hemoglobin H
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Below are the most recent publications written about "alpha-Thalassemia" by people in Profiles.
Wilburn CR, Bernard DW, Zieske AW, Andrieni J, Miller T, Wang P. The Prevalence and Role of Hemoglobin Variants in Biometric Screening of a Multiethnic Population: One Large Health System's Experience. Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Jun 01; 147(6):589-595.
Switzer WM, Shankar A, Trimble SR, Thompson AA, Giardina PJ, Cohen AR, Coates TD, Vichinsky E, Neufeld EJ, Boudreaux JM, Heneine W. Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection among U.S. thalassemia patients. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Jul; 29(7):1006-9.
Kemper AR, Knapp AA, Metterville DR, Comeau AM, Green NS, Perrin JM. Weighing the evidence for newborn screening for Hemoglobin H disease. J Pediatr. 2011 May; 158(5):780-3.
Singer ST, Kim HY, Olivieri NF, Kwiatkowski JL, Coates TD, Carson S, Neufeld E, Cunningham MJ, Giardina PJ, Mueller BU, Quinn CT, Fung E, Vichinsky E. Hemoglobin H-constant spring in North America: an alpha thalassemia with frequent complications. Am J Hematol. 2009 Nov; 84(11):759-61.