A 35-year-old member asked:
Is there only one type of hemoglobinopathy?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: There are several types of hemoglobinopathies including c disease, sc disease, sickle cell, and the different types of thalassemias.
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Pathology 44 years experience
No: There are literally thousands of different known mutations in the globin chains themselves, and more in the genes that govern their production which are mutated in the thalassemias.
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Last updated May 18, 2018
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