hemoglobin SC disease

sickle cell–hemoglobin C d.

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  • hemoglobin C disease — n an inherited hemolytic anemia that occurs esp. in individuals of African descent and is characterized esp. by splenomegaly and the presence of target cells and hemoglobin C in the blood * * * the state of being homozygous for hemoglobin C,… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemoglobin D disease — the state of being homozygous for hemoglobin D, characterized by mild hemolytic anemia with numerous target cells in the peripheral blood …   Medical dictionary

  • hemoglobin E disease — the state of being homozygous for hemoglobin E; many patients are asymptomatic, but others have mild hemolytic anemia, usually without splenomegaly, and increased numbers of normochromic target cells in the peripheral blood …   Medical dictionary

  • hemoglobin H disease — α thalassemia in individuals heterozygous for hemoglobin H, characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia associated with splenomegaly; red blood cell hypochromia, anisocytosis, and poikilocytosis are accompanied by inclusion bodies detectable… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemoglobin SD disease — sickle cell–hemoglobin D d …   Medical dictionary

  • sickle cell–hemoglobin C disease — a genetically determined anemia in which the erythrocytes contain both hemoglobin S and hemoglobin C; symptoms are similar to but less severe than those of sickle cell anemia and may include abdominal and skeletal pain, splenomegaly, splenic… …   Medical dictionary

  • sickle cell–hemoglobin D disease — a genetically determined anemia in which the erythrocytes contain both hemoglobin S and hemoglobin D, with symptoms like those of mild sickle cell anemia. Called also hemoglobin SD d …   Medical dictionary

  • Hemoglobin — Hemoglobin, human, adult (heterotetramer, (αβ)2) Structure of human hemoglobin. The protein s α and β subunits are in red and blue, and the iron containing heme groups in green. Fro …   Wikipedia

  • hemoglobin C — n an abnormal hemoglobin that differs from hemoglobin A in having a lysine residue substituted for the glutamic acid residue at position 6 in two of the four polypeptide chains making up the hemoglobin molecule * * * a common abnormal hemoglobin… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemoglobin H — a rapidly migrating abnormal hemoglobin composed of four β chains, having a high oxygen affinity, found mainly in Southeast Asians, natives of the Mediterranean region, and a few other ethnic groups. Infants may be born with a mixture of… …   Medical dictionary

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