What is Hgb E/B + thalassemia?
Also known as: hemoglobin E/beta thalassemia.
Hemoglobin is the protein in the blood that carries oxygen from the lungs throughout the body. Hemoglobin B and E are abnormal forms of hemoglobin. Thalassemia is a medical condition in which the body makes less hemoglobin than usual. It causes anemia.
Reviewed by: Athena Pefkarou, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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