Hemoglobinopatía

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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.

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Expectativas (pronóstico)

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Situaciones que requieren asistencia médica

Prevención

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.

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/08/2012
  • Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Palm Beach Cancer Institute, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network; Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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