Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder which disrupts hemoglobin production which leads to anemia. Its impact can sometimes be life-threatening. This disorder though inherited from parents or family history have classified on the basis of its seriousness. In this write up we will explore its types, Diagnosis, and Treatment options.
Types of Thalassemia
It all depends on the number of gene mutations a person adopt from his/her parents as well the part of the hemoglobin molecule is affected by the mutations. More is the mutated gene more serious is the thalassemia. Symptoms and seriousness vary with types and subtypes.
- Beta thalassemia
- Alpha thalassemia