Hemoglobin Q disease

P. Supriya, A. Pathare, H. Mehta, R. B. Colah*

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Hemoglobin Q is a relatively uncommon α - chain hemoglobin variant. heterozygotes of HbQ as well as double heterozygotes of HbQ and β- thalassemia are generally asymptomatic and the homozygous condition for this abnormal hemoglobin has not yet been reported. We report a 22 year old female with HbQ disease who came to us with sudden onset of anemia and splenohepatomegaly. Two of her other sibs who were also homozygous for HbQ were asymptomatic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-59
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Hemoglobin Q disease
  • Splenohepatomegaly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology


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