Thalassemias are inherited blood disorders that can result in the abnormal
formation of hemoglobin. Symptoms depend on the type and can vary from none
to severe. Often there is mild to severe anemia...
Aug 15, 2016 ... It is, for example, relatively more frequent in people of Italian and ... Because of
this, thalassemia major has been called Mediterranean anemia.
The gene for beta thalassemia is relatively frequent in people of Mediterranean
origin (for example, from Italy and Greece). Children with this disease inherit one
Often referred to as “Mediterranean Anemia,” thalassemias tend to affect persons
of Mediterranean descent. Persons of Italian, Filipino, Indian Asian, South ...
It is commonly found in Africa, the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia, southern
China, and occasionally the Mediterranean region. There are four types of alpha
Mediterranean anemia is a genetic blood disorder in which a person has fewer
red blood ... I inherited it from my pure Italian mother and my sister has it as well.
... or "Mediterranean Anemia," though it is present in Asian and African regions
far ... and Calabria have more cases of thalassemia than other regions of Italy.
Aug 31, 2003 ... Beta thalassaemia is much more common in Mediterranean countries such as
Greece, Italy, and Spain. Many Mediterranean islands, including ...
Nov 2, 2016 ... The low hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells of thalassemia may cause anemia
, leaving you fatigued. If you have mild thalassemia, you may ...