Definition: A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the alpha chains of hemoglobin. The severity of this condition can vary from mild anemia to death, depending on the number of genes deleted.
do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
See AlsoHemoglobin H
Other names Thalassemia-alpha; Hemoglobin H Disease; alpha-Thalassemias; alpha Thalassemia; Thalassemia-alphas; Thalassemia alpha; Hemoglobin H Diseases; Diseases, Hemoglobin H; Disease, Hemoglobin H; A-Thalassemias; A-Thalassemia