ISSN: 1300-7777 E-ISSN: 1308-5263
Hemoglobin LeporeBoston in a Turkish Family [Turk J Hematol]
Turk J Hematol. 2001; 18(3): 199-201

Hemoglobin LeporeBoston in a Turkish Family

Münci Yağcı1, Zübeyde Nur Özkurt2, Gülsan Türköz Sucak1, Ece Akar3, Nejat Akar3, Rauf Haznedar1
1Department Of Hematology, Faculty Of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department Of Internal Medicine, Faculty Of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
3Department Of Pediatric Molecular Genetics, Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

An abnormal hemoglobin was detected in a Balkan immigrant Turkish family. Erythrocyte morphology was similar to ß-thalassemia trait. Molecular analysis showed that the abnormal hemoglobin was Hemoglobin LeporeBoston. All affected family members were in heterozygote state and asymptomatic.

Keywords: Hemoglobin LeporeBoston, Turkey.


Münci Yağcı, Zübeyde Nur Özkurt, Gülsan Türköz Sucak, Ece Akar, Nejat Akar, Rauf Haznedar. Hemoglobin LeporeBoston in a Turkish Family. Turk J Hematol. 2001; 18(3): 199-201

Corresponding Author: Münci Ya&240;cı, Türkiye


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