Familial Association of Gilberts and Beta Thalassemia Trait

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  • Jishu Deb Nath Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19425

Keywords:

Gilbert syndrome, thalassemia trait, hyperbilirubinemia, rifampicin test, autosomal recessive disorder, uridine diphosphate glucuronyltransferase

Abstract

A 21 yrs old male from Jatrabari, Dhaka became unfit to travel to Gulf, as his serum bilirubin was found 5.7 mg/dl. He was diagnosed to have Thalassemia trait along with Gilberts syndrome. His elder brother has also got similar diseases from age 14. Here both associations of these diseases with positive family history are highlighted.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19425

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Author Biography

Jishu Deb Nath, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Medicine

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Published

2014-01-01

How to Cite

Deb Nath, J. (2014). Familial Association of Gilberts and Beta Thalassemia Trait. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 13(1), 65–66. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19425

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Case Reports