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Volume 2020 |Article ID 2453270 | 2 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2453270

Corrigendum to “Beta-Thalassemia Intermedia: A Single Thalassemia Center Experience from Northeastern Iraq”

Received18 Jun 2020
Accepted19 Jun 2020
Published30 Jun 2020

In the article titled “Beta-Thalassemia Intermedia: A Single Thalassemia Center Experience from Northeastern Iraq” [1], there was an error in Table 1. The corrected table is shown below and is listed as Table 1.


ParameterFrequencyNumber of evaluated patientsPercent

Demographic data
Age (years)
 <189015956.6
 18-355515934.6
 >35141598.8
Gender
 Male9015956.6
 Female6915943.4
 Splenectomized5215932.75
Serum ferritin (μg/L)
 <100012215976.7
 >10003715923.3
Treatment
 None transfused3315920.7
 Occasional transfusion7515947.2
 Regular transfusion5115932.1
 Iron chelation6315939.6
 Hydroxyurea7515947.2
Complications
 Facial deformity9915962.3
Osteoporosis176028.3
Growth retardation259027.8
Subclinical hypothyroidism2213116.8
Cholelithiasis1913713.8
 Pulmonary hypertension1815911.3
 Abnormal liver function121597.5
 Thrombosis21591.3
 EMH11590.6
 Leg ulcer11590.6

Osteoporosis and subclinical hypothyroidism were evaluated in years old and/or symptomatic, growth retardation ( below 3rd percentile for the mean age and gender) in years, and cholelithiasis estimated in 137 patient excluding the 22 patients that underwent cholecystectomy.

References

  1. S. S. Amin, S. D. Jalal, K. M. Ali, A. I. Mohammed, L. K. Rasool, and T. J. Osman, “Beta-thalassemia intermedia: a single thalassemia center experience from northeastern Iraq,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2020, Article ID 2807120, 11 pages, 2020. View at: Publisher Site | Google Scholar

Copyright © 2020 Shaema Salih Amin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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