[Hemoglobin O Arab: about 20 cases].

  title={[Hemoglobin O Arab: about 20 cases].},
  author={Raouf Hafsia and Emna Gouider and Sinda Ben Moussa and Naouel Ben Salah and Wijdene Elborji and Aicha Hafsia},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  volume={85 8},
BACKGROUND Hemoglobin O Arab is a rare abnormal hemoglobin. AIM We report the Clinical and biological features of this disease METHODS 20 patients.:16 were compound hétérozygous Hb O Arab/Béta thalassemia and 4 homozygous Hemoglobin O Arab. Patients are 7 men and 13 women. RESULTS Most of them are originated from the North West of Tunisia with a age average of 39.7 years. Diagnosis was carried out at a relatively old age (26.9 years old). The homozygous form was not very symptomatic. The… CONTINUE READING