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Acquired Thalassemia in Myeloproliferative or Myelodysplastic Disorders

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with a myelodysplastic or myeloproliferative disorder may develop an acquired thalassemia during the course of the disease. This is related to a defect in hemoglobin synthesis secondary to a deletion of a gene or inactivating somatic mutation.

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