Gibson's syndrome

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A hereditary haematological disease which is a congenital variant of Stokvis-Talma syndrome.

Description

A hereditary haematological disease in which haemoglobin is rendered unable to bind with oxygen, causing dyspnoea and fatigue after physical exertion. Inheritance is autosomal recessive. It is a congenital variant of Stokvis-Talma syndrome.

Bibliography

  • Q. H. Gibson:
    The reduction of methemoglobin in red blood cells and studies on the cause of idiopathic methaemoglobinemia.
    Biochemical Journal, London, 1948, 42: 13-33.

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