Overview of endocrinopathies associated with β‐thalassaemia major
Abstract:Background: Thalassaemia major is a common and serious medical problem worldwide that is associated with a range of complications, including effects on multiple endocrine pathways. Minimizing or preventing comorbidities is important for these individuals who need life‐long multidisciplinary care and treatment. However, there are limited overviews of the endocrine complications associated with this illness, nor any consensus regarding management guidelines.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-10-01