Reporte de un probable caso de Hemoglobina S / Talasemia Beta

Reporte de un probable caso de Hemoglobina S / Talasemia Beta.
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Reporte de un probable caso de Hemoglobina S / Talasemia Beta.

We report the case of a patient with Hemoglobin S / Thalassemia. It is feasible to recognize this infrequent disease by its clinical presentation and the aid of clinical laboratory . On this patient, the diagnosis was established based on the clinical findings, hematological evaluation (with careful...

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Journal Title: Revista Medica Herediana
Main Author: John RAMÍREZ CUENTAS
Other Authors: Olga LIZAMA OLAYA;
Josilú MARTÍNEZ LA ROSA;
Mercy JHONG OLIVERA;
Eduardo SALAZAR LINDO
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Language: Spanish
Get full text: http://www.upch.edu.pe/vrinve/dugic/revistas/index.php/RMH/article/view/788
Resource type: Journal article
Source: Revista Medica Herediana; Vol 15, No 3 (Year 2004).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20453/rmh.v15i3.788
Publisher: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Usage rights: Reconocimiento (by)
Subjects: Applied Sciences --> Medicine, General & Internal
Abstract: We report the case of a patient with Hemoglobin S / Thalassemia. It is feasible to recognize this infrequent disease by its clinical presentation and the aid of clinical laboratory . On this patient, the diagnosis was established based on the clinical findings, hematological evaluation (with careful observation of the red cell morphology and reticulocyte count) and electrophoretic analysis of hemoglobin. We discusse the physiopathology, clinical manifestations, treatment and alternative of prevention of this disease.