The association of hemoglobin Knossos and hemoglobin Lepore in an Algerian patient.

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We report on a 54 years-old male patient from North-Eastern Algeria who combines two hemoglobin variants that are associated with thalassemia-like disorders: Hb Lepore and Knossos (beta 27 Ala----Ser) (1, 2). A beta-thalassemia intermedia picture gradually developed and finally required splenectomy at the age of 53. Total absence of Hb A2 indicated that the… (More)

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@article{Morl1984TheAO, title={The association of hemoglobin Knossos and hemoglobin Lepore in an Algerian patient.}, author={Laurette Morl{\'e} and François Morl{\'e} and Evelyne Dorl{\'e}ac and Fa{\^i}çal Baklouti and C Baudonnet and J. Godet and J Delaunay}, journal={Hemoglobin}, year={1984}, volume={8 3}, pages={229-38} }