Definition: 'Sickle Cell-thalassemia Disease'
sickle cell-thalassemia diseaseType: Term
1. anemia clinically resembling sickle cell anemia, in which those affected are compound heterozygous for the sickle cell gene and a thalassemia gene; about 60–80% of hemoglobin is Hb S, up to 20% Hb F, and the remainder Hb A.
Synonyms: microdrepanocytic anemia
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