A case of iron deficiency anemia with co-existing Hb Fontainebleau.

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Abhishek HL Purohit *
Mukul Aggarwal
Roshan B Colah
Anita H Nadkarni
Hara P Pati
(*) Corresponding Author:
Abhishek HL Purohit | purohitabhi80@gmail.com

Abstract

Hb Fontainebleaue is a rare alpha chain variant in the Indian population which generates an unknown peak on hemoglobin HPLC study and does cause diagnostic difficulty to those who are not acquainted with this entity. We present a case of Hb Fontainebleau, an eighteen year old patient who presented with symptoms related to anemia to our department and unknown peak observed in HPLC plots lead us to family study and molecular characterization for this case.


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Abhishek HL Purohit, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New delhi

Senior resident, Fellow ( Hematopathology)

Department of Hematology

Mukul Aggarwal, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Senior resident,Department of Hematology

Roshan B Colah, Institute of Immunohaematology, Haematogenetics Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Institute of Immunohaematology, Haematogenetics

Anita H Nadkarni, Institute of Immunohaematology, Haematogenetics Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Institute of Immunohaematology, HaematogeneticsMumbai, Maharashtra, India

Hara P Pati, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Professor, Department of Haematology