A new fast-moving variant causing erythrocytosis and mild hemolysis: Hb Gàmbara [beta 82(EF6)Lys-->Glu].

Abstract

Hb Gàmbara is a new hemoglobin variant with abnormal beta chains that has been found in three out of four members of a family of Lombardy origin (Gàmbara, Brescia, Northern Italy). The affected subjects led a normal life, but they had modest erythrocytosis and mild (compensated) hemolysis with slight splenomegaly. Their abnormal hemoglobin was about 52% of… (More)

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