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Thalassemia - Wikipedia


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...

What is Mediterranean anemia? - MedicineNet


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.

Definition of Mediterranean anemia - MedicineNet


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  ...

What is Mediterranean Anemia (Thalassemia)? - EmpowHER


Often referred to as “Mediterranean Anemia,” thalassemias tend to affect persons of Mediterranean descent. Persons of Italian, Filipino, Indian Asian, South ...

About Thalassemia - Thalassemia.org the Cooleys Anemia ...


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  ...

What is Mediterranean Anemia? (with pictures)


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.

Thalassemia in Sicily - Best of Sicily Magazine- Thalassaemia ...


... 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.

Thalassaemia (Mediterranean anemia; Cooley's anemia) | myVMC


Aug 31, 2003 ... Beta thalassaemia is much more common in Mediterranean countries such as Greece, Italy, and Spain. Many Mediterranean islands, including ...

Overview - Thalassemia - Mayo Clinic


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 ...