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ThALeSSEMIA
Narang S
Professor
Department of Pathology, Index Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
MEDICAL POEM
-As Mediterranean or Cooley’s  anemia knownTo haemolysis, the patient is prone.-Microcytic Hypochromic RBC’s and also target cellsIs the story which the blood film tells.

-Reticulocytes and bilirubin indirect increased

With MCV, MCH, MCHC all decreased

-Haemoglobin Electrophoresis is a must

Gives a diagnosis, which one can trust

-High HbF and HbA2 levels are seen

Absent or variable HbA noted has been

-A handy tool is the iron stain

Siderotic granules are the finding main

-The homozygote is of types two

Beta zero and plus, label them you do.

KEY WORDS
Cooley,s anemia, Thalessemia, Hemoglobinopathy, Sideroblastic granules.

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