Hemoglobinopatía

Definición

La hemoglobinopatía es un grupo de trastornos que se transmiten de padres a hijos (hereditarios), en los cuales hay una estructura y producción anormal de la molécula de la hemoglobina.

Dichos trastornos abarcan la hemoglobinopatía C, la hemoglobinopatía S-C, la anemia drepanocítica y diversos tipos de talasemia.

Referencias

Steinberg MH. Sickle cell disease and associated hemoglobinopathies. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 166.

Revision

Last reviewed 2/24/2014 by Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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