Hemoglobin Lepore-beta-thalassemia syndrome

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Hemoglobin Lepore-beta-thalassemia syndrome

Synonyms: HbLepore-beta-thalassemia syndrome | Lepore-beta-thalassemia syndrome

A rare beta-thalassemia associated with another hemoglobin anomaly characterized by the presence of the hemoglobin Lepore variant in association with beta-thalassemia. Clinical presentation is highly variable depending on the type of beta-thalassemia and ranges from severe hypochromic microcytic anemia and complete transfusion dependency to moderate compensated anemia without a need for regular blood transfusions.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023

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OPFORD Foundation

OPFORD.org (Open Platform for Rare Diseases) was conceived as a digital and online resource centre for orphan diseases with a primary focus of serving patients and caregivers by connecting them to curated resources regarding symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment. We have expanded our services to health counselling and guidance for patients and caregivers to prevent possible complications.

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