Hemoglobin Windsor or beta 11 (A8)Val----Asp: a new unstable beta-chain hemoglobin variant producing a hemolytic anemia.

Abstract

A new beta-chain variant, Hemoglobin Windsor [beta 11 (A8)Val----Asp] was discovered in a 9-month-old child who presented with a hemolytic anemia of 59 g/l with an intercurrent viral infection. Her blood film demonstrated fragmented cells, target cells, stipple cells, nucleated red cells, polychromasia and some spherocytes, indicative of acute hemolysis… (More)

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