Hemoglobin Titusville, a low oxygen affinity variant hemoglobin, in a family of Northern European background
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We report the second case of Hb Titusville in a family of Northern European background. This variant hemoglobin caused by an alpha-globin gene mutation has decreased oxygen affinity. Correct diagnosis is clinically important to spare affected individuals extensive investigations into other causes of low oxygen saturation in peripheral blood.
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