Problem

Thalassaemia

Other Names:
Thalassemia minor
Thalassemia major
Thalassemia intermedia Beta
Mediterranean anaemia
Cooley's anaemia
Nature:
A type of hereditary blood disease common especially in Mediterranean regions that is characterized by deficient haemoglobin and by the presence of abnormally small red blood cells.
Broader Problems:
Hereditary haemolytic anaemias
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
11.09.1998 – 00:00 CEST
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