Anju Barhai Teli1, Rumi Deori2, Sidhartha Protim Saikia3, Rita Panyan G4, Kalyani Pathak5
We report here a patient from upper Assam region of India with Hb E/β thalassemia disease, whose father belongs to the tea garden community and mother is Assamese where Hb E is very common. The patient was suffering from severe anaemia and hepatosplenomegaly. After examination two units of blood transfusion and folic acid course were given to the patient. Patient was finally treated with chelation therapy.