Thalassemia: Detection, Management, Prevention & Curative Treatment

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Preeda Vanichsetakul, MD


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]. 2011 Feb. 18 [cited 2023 Dec. 12];1(1):113. Available from:
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