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Diabetes mellitus complicating β-thalassemia: a case report

AG Bakari, D Narayan

Abstract


A case of beta-thalassemia major complicated by diabetes mellitus in a Fiji national is presented. The mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of this complication are highlighted.

Keywords: β-thalassemia, diabetes mellitus, iron overload

Annals of African Medicine Vol.2(1) 2003: 36-38



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