610 Α-thalassemia Silent Carrier with Hemoglobins S and C

Abstract

The hematologic features of α-thalassemia trait include microcytosis, morphologic erythrocyte abnormalities, and deficient α-chain synthesis. With coexistent Hb S or Hb C trait a lower than usual percentage of the abnormal Hb is also found. Study of a family with genes for Hbs S and C and α-thalassemia disclosed a previously unrecognized syndrome. A 9 year… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197804001-00615

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