Hemoglobin M(Iwate) in Cape Town : a report of 2 cases
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CITATION: Hesseling, P. B. 1979. Hemoglobin M(Iwate) in Cape Town : a report of 2 cases. South African Medical Journal, 55:1008-1009.
Two siblings had suffered from cyanosis since birth owing to the presence of Hb M(Iwate). The diagnosis was confirmed by electrophoresis, spectroscopy and peptide analysis. The benign nature of this unusual condition is stressed.