Clinical manifestation of beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin E disease.

@article{Fucharoen2000ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical manifestation of beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin E disease.},
  author={Suthat Fucharoen and P Ketvichit and Pensri Pootrakul and Noppadol Siritanaratkul and Anong Piankijagum and Prawase Wasi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          552-7
        }
}
PURPOSE To review the clinical manifestation and changes in hematologic parameters of patients with beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin (Hb) E. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of the clinical manifestation of 378 patients with beta-thalassemia/Hb E attending the hematology clinic at Siriraj Hospital between 1957 and 1982. RESULTS A wide spectrum of clinical phenotypes has been observed. Most patients show clinical symptoms by 10 years of age. The majority of patients survive with or… CONTINUE READING
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