Hypertriglyceridemia in homozygous β thalassemia

M. R. Ameri, M. Alebouyeh, M. Ziai, R. B. Conn

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Abstract

A case of hypertriglyceridemia in association with homozygous β-thalassemia in an 11-month-old female infant is reported. The hypertriglyceridemia proved to be secondary, as it was indicated by clinical features as well as laboratory findings. Attention is called to a possible alteration of lipid metabolism in association with thalassemia major.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-86
Number of pages4
JournalHelvetica Paediatrica Acta
Volume32
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Ameri, M. R., Alebouyeh, M., Ziai, M., & Conn, R. B. (1977). Hypertriglyceridemia in homozygous β thalassemia. Helvetica Paediatrica Acta, 32(1), 83-86.