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During recent years, research in the fields of biochemistry and genetics has led to the delineation of a group of hereditary disorders known as the hemoglobinopathies, in each of which one or more abnormal hemoglobins are present in the erythrocytes of the individuals afflicted. Often classified as a hemoglobinopathy, although to date no qualitatively abnormal hemoglobin has been demonstrated, is another large heterogeneous group of inherited abnormalities of the erythrocytes grouped together under the general term of thalassemia.
In this monograph, the author places his most detailed emphasis on several aspects of thalassemia which are currently the subject of extensive
Thalassemia, a Survey of Some Aspects.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:815. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-5-815
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(5_Part_1):815.
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