Oman Med J 2021 May 31;36(3):e261. Epub 2021 May 31.
Department of Pediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano State, Nigeria.
Apart from hemoglobin-S (HbS), there are other Hb variants (non-S sickling Hb variants) that cause sickle cell disease. However, the profiles of these non-S sickling Hb variants have neither been collated nor harmonized. A literature search revealed 14 non-S sickling Hb variants (HbC-Harlem, HbC-Ziguinchor, HbS-Travis, HbS-Antilles, HbS-Providence, HbS-Oman, HbS-Cameroon, HbS-South End, Hb Jamaica Plain, HbC-Ndjamena, HbS-Clichy, HbS-San Martin, HbS-Wake, and HbS-São Paulo). Read More