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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
thalassemia +     
alpha thalassemia +   
A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the alpha chains of hemoglobin. The severity of this condition can vary from mild anemia to death, depending on the number of genes deleted.
beta thalassemia +   
Delta-Thalassemia +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: A-Thalassemia ;   ALPHA-THALASSEMIA AND RELATED DISEASES ;   ALPHA-THALASSEMIA, HMONG TYPE ;   Alpha thalassaemia ;   alpha-Thalassemias
Related Synonyms: HEMOGLOBIN KOYA DORA ;   HEMOGLOBIN PRATO ;   Hemoglobin Constant Spring ;   Hemoglobin New York ;   hemoglobin Quong Sze
Primary IDs: MESH:D017085
Alternate IDs: OMIM:604131 ;   RDO:0004214
Xrefs: GARD:621 ;   NCI:C34368
Definition Sources: MESH:D017085, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_Thalassemia

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