"Thalassemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Thalassemia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Thalassemia".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thalassemia" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Thalassemia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.