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Hemoglobin C disease

Disease definition

Hemoglobin C disease (HbC) is a hemoglobinopathy characterized by production of abnormal variant hemoglobin known as hemoglobin C, with no or mild clinical manifestations (hemolytic anemia).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D58.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0019021
  • MeSH: D006445
  • GARD: 2640
  • MedDRA: 10018883

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