Mediterranean anemia


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Mediterranean anemia

[‚med·ə·tə′rā·nē·ən ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
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As such, it is also called "the Mediterranean Anemia".
Thalassemia, also called Mediterranean anemia, is among the most common genetic disorders worldwide and is relatively frequent in people of Mediterranean descent.
Among them is the production of Desferal, an active ingredient used against the Mediterranean anemia disease.

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