Hemoglobinopathies 2002 Ware
... -thalassemias, which present as a microcytic, hemolytic anemia in neonates, are
self-limited disorders. Alpha thalassemias are symptomatic in both fetal and adult
life, because the globin is common to Hgb A, A2, and F. Beta-thalassemias are
not apparent at birth, because Hgb F ( 2 2) is the predomin ...