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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 157-160

Hypertriglyceridemia in a baby with thalassemia major


1 Department of Pathology, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Biochemistry, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Poonam Agrawal
Department of Biochemistry, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, New Delhi - 110 085
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/INJMS.INJMS_150_19

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Thalassemia is the most common inherited hemoglobin disorder around the world. It is usually associated with normal serum lipid profile. However, there are a few reports in literature that hypertriglyceridemia has an association with beta-thalassemia major. We report a case of hypertriglyceridemia associated with beta-thalassemia major, in a 9-month-old female baby.


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