Co-inheritance of hemoglobin S and hemoglobin D-Punjab: case report

Hippokratia 2001, 5(1):35-36

M Economou, M Athanasiou-Metaxa, Ch Tsantali, P Pratsidou, I Tsatra


Although sickle cell disease is very common in certain Greek populations, the association of hemoglobin S with hemoglobin D, another beta chain variant, is considered extremely rare. We report a case of Hb S and Hb D co-inheritance, diagnosedin a 2 year old twin boy born after oocyte donation.