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Thalassemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thalassemia
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.071.141.150.875
C15.378.420.826
C16.320.070.875
C16.320.365.826
Unique ID
D013789
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013789
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A group of hereditary hemolytic anemias in which there is decreased synthesis of one or more hemoglobin polypeptide chains. There are several genetic types with clinical pictures ranging from barely detectable hematologic abnormality to severe and fatal anemia.
Entry Term(s)
Thalassemias
NLM Classification #
WH 170
Public MeSH Note
65; was ANEMIA, ERYTHROBLASTIC 1963-64; ANEMIA, TARGET-CELL was see THALASSEMIA 1965-92
Online Note
use THALASSEMIA to search ANEMIA, TARGET-CELL 1966-92
History Note
65; was ANEMIA, ERYTHROBLASTIC 1963-64; ANEMIA, TARGET-CELL was see THALASSEMIA 1965-92
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Thalassemia Preferred
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