Hemoglobinopathy

Definition 
Hemoglobinopathy is a group of rare, inherited disorders involving abnormal structure of the hemoglobin molecule. These disorders include hemoglobin C disease , hemoglobin S-C disease, sickle cell anemia, and various types of thalassemia.

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Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Amalia K. Gagarina, M.S., R.D.

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