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What are the symptoms of cooley's anemia?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Cooley's anemia
Beta thalassemia major/cooley's anemia can be presented with severe anemia that requires blood transfusion.
Symptoms will include- extreme fatigue, pallor, failure to thrive, development problems ( short stature, amenorrhea- dysfunction in sexual development), chest pain, shortness of breath, ( they have problems with iron overload that leads to heart failure), abdominal pain, liver failure etc.

In brief: Cooley's anemia
Beta thalassemia major/cooley's anemia can be presented with severe anemia that requires blood transfusion.
Symptoms will include- extreme fatigue, pallor, failure to thrive, development problems ( short stature, amenorrhea- dysfunction in sexual development), chest pain, shortness of breath, ( they have problems with iron overload that leads to heart failure), abdominal pain, liver failure etc.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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