The Compromised Quality of Life in β-Thalassemia Major Children in Non- Urban Setup in a Developing Country


Background: Thalassemia is a chronic autosomal recessive disorder, resulting in ineffective blood formation and chronic hemolytic anemia. Patient of beta thalassemia major is exposed to multiple stresses including multiple transfusions, exposure to hepatitis B and C viruses and multiple psychological and metabolic problems. Assessment was carried out in the… (More)


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