DOI: 10.1155/2013/906292
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Abstract: Background. Beta thalassemia is one of the most common hereditary disorders worldwide. In Iran, it is frequently reported from northern and southern provinces. In order to prevent child birth to be affected by this complication, prenatal screening and diagnosis are carried out nationwide. However, in some instances, this program is unable to identify rare mutations leading to thalassemia. Case Presentation. A married couple, who took part in prenatal screening and diagnosis, gave birth to a child who is affec…

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