Human genes for delta beta-thalassemia
Delta beta-thalassemia [DOID:0080773]
A beta thalassemia that is characterized by decreased or absent synthesis of both the delta- and beta-globin chains, which leads to a compensatory increase in fetal gamma-chain synthesis. This disorder results in a microcytic anemia that is clinically mild.
Synonyms: delta beta-thalassemia, DOID:0080773, delta betathalassemia, delta beta-thalassemias