The Adverse Effects of Pregnancies Complicated by Hemoglobin H (HBH) Disease.

  title={The Adverse Effects of Pregnancies Complicated by Hemoglobin H (HBH) Disease.},
  author={Maryam Rabiee and Jalal-Aldin Shams and Nafiseh Zafargandie},
  journal={Iranian journal of pathology},
  volume={10 4},
Hemoglobin (Hb) H disease is a moderate form of α- thalassemia resulting from various genetic defects. HbH disease is not necessarily a benign disorder as has been generally thought. We present hereby a 25- year-old Iranian pregnant woman whom referred to our hospital for blood transfusion. She exhibited the clinical and hematological manifestation of HbH disease. Her father carries a common α-thalassemia deletion while her mother was normal in the hematological profile. The object of this… CONTINUE READING

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