Talasemia menor

La talasanemia menor es un tipo hereditario de anemia hemolítica menos severo que la talasanemia mayor. Este frotis de sangre perteneciente a un individuo que padece talasanemia muestra glóbulos rojos sanguíneos de varias formas (poiquilocitosis), pálidos (hipocrómicos) y pequeños (microcíticos), los cuales tienen menor capacidad para transportar el oxígeno que los glóbulos rojos sanguíneos normales.Talasemia menor

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Last reviewed 2/7/2012 by Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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