Interaction between homozygous beta (0) thalassaemia and the Swiss type of hereditary persistence of fetal haemoglobin.


The interaction between beta(0) thalassemia and an heterocellular form of hereditary persistence of fetal haemoglobin (HPFH), presumably of the Swiss type, has been studied in three generations of a family in which both traits occur. The haematological parameters and the segregation of the two characters in the family suggest that the propositus, a 52-year… (More)