Published: 2022-05-24

An interesting case of anemia with jaundice

Aishwarya Saravanan, Mariraj Indiran, Prasanna Karthik Suthakaran, Jagadeesan Mohanan, Mahendrakumar Kaappan, Kannan Rajendran


Hemoglobinopathies are haematalogical disorders that afflict millions of individuals worldwide. HbE is a hemoglobin variation caused by a mutation in the β globin gene that results in the substitution of glutamic acid for lysine at position 26 of the β globin gene. Hemoglobin (Hb) synthesis abnormalities are among the most prevalent inherited disorders. They can be quantitative (thalassemia syndrome) or qualitative (variant HbS). Hemoglobin E (HbE) is the second most common hemoglobin variation after hemoglobin S (HbS).


Hemoglobin E disease, Hemoglobinopathies, HbE Thalassemia

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