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Also known as: hemoglobin E trait.
Hemoglobin is the protein in the blood that carries oxygen from the lungs throughout the body. Hemoglobin E trait affects the hemoglobin in the red blood cells but is a mild disorder. A person with Hemoglobin E trait carries a gene for hemoglobin E and one normal gene called hemoglobin A. A person with hemoglobin E trait may have no symptoms or very mild anemia.
Hemoglobin E is a genetic disorder that is passed along from parents to their children. For a child to have Hgb E trait, one gene is passed down from one parent only.
In most cases, hemoglobin E does not cause any symptoms. However, it can cause very mild anemia, with no symptoms.
In most cases, treatment is not necessary for Hgb E trait.
Reviewed by: Athena Pefkarou, MD
This page was last updated on: 6/21/2019 2:26:37 AM
Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children’s is hosting an American Cancer Society Mini Relay for Life "Power in Purple" in honor of all those touched by cancer.
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, are again collaborating for The Caring for Kids with Cancer Symposium.