We report data on a fetus with hydrops fetalis due to a homozygosity for α-thalassemia-1, type -(α)-20.5 kb; this is the first reported case in a Turkish family. Characterization of the abnormality was based on data from family studies and from α-globin gene mapping of the DNA from the parents.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1989|
- -(α)-20.5 kb
- Hemoglobin, barts
- Hydrops fetalis
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