Compound heterozygosity for Hb S and Hb S-Oman : Case report

Suresh Venugopal, Alphonsa Shaju, Suchata Dhuri, Thuraiya Al-Harthy, Khalid B Jabal

Abstract


The haematological and clinical findings of a three year old Omani girl, phenotypically compound heterozygote for Hb S and Hb S Oman, are presented, further substantiated by family studies. The necessity of reviewing cases with sickle cell haemoglobin in Oman is stressed.



Keywords


Haemoglobin S Oman; Haemoglobin S Disease; Abnormal haemoglobin; Haemoglobinopathies; Sickle cell anaemia; Sickle cell trait; Case report; Oman

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