Thalassemia: Detection, Management, Prevention & Curative Treatment

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Preeda Vanichsetakul, MD

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Thalassemia syndromes are inherited genetic diseases caused by mutation of alpha or beta globin genes, which result in abnormal hemoglobin synthesis.

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Vanichsetakul P. Thalassemia: Detection, Management, Prevention & Curative Treatment. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2011Feb.18 [cited 2020Jul.16];1(1):113. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bkkmedj/article/view/217685
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