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Piga, Antonio

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Name: Antonio

Surname: Piga

Academic title: Professor

Charge: Head of Division of Pediatrics & Hemoglobinopathies Centre

Which is your area of expertise for the "Disease/group of diseases"?

  • Prevention and genetic counseling
  • Diagnostics
  • Treatment and care

Specify your expertise for the "Disease/group of diseases" (eg SCT, Molecular diagnosis):

Diagnosis, treatment


Rare anemia Thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome Severe congenital hypochromic anemia with ringed sideroblasts Hemoglobinopathy Hemoglobin E disease Hemoglobin D disease Unstable hemoglobin disease Alpha-thalassemia and related diseases Alpha-thalassemia Hemoglobin H disease Hb Bart's hydrops fetalis Alpha-thalassemia-related diseases Alpha-thalassemia-X-linked intellectual disability syndrome Alpha-thalassemia-intellectual disability syndrome linked to chromosome 16 Alpha-thalassemia-myelodysplastic syndrome Beta-thalassemia and related diseases Beta-thalassemia Beta-thalassemia major Beta-thalassemia intermedia Dominant beta-thalassemia Beta-thalassemia associated with another hemoglobin anomaly Hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin-beta-thalassemia syndrome Delta-beta-thalassemia Hemoglobin C-beta-thalassemia syndrome Hemoglobin E-beta-thalassemia syndrome Hemoglobin Lepore-beta-thalassemia syndrome Beta-thalassemia with other manifestations Beta-thalassemia-X-linked thrombocytopenia syndrome Sickle cell disease and related diseases Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell disease associated with an other hemoglobin anomaly Sickle cell-beta-thalassemia disease syndrome Sickle cell-hemoglobin C disease syndrome Sickle cell-hemoglobin D disease syndrome Sickle cell-hemoglobin E disease syndrome Hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin-sickle cell disease syndrome Hereditary methemoglobinemia Hemoglobin C disease Hemoglobin M disease Acquired methemoglobinemia Rare hemolytic anemia Rare constitutional hemolytic anemia Rare constitutional hemolytic anemia due to a red cell membrane anomaly Hereditary spherocytosis Hereditary elliptocytosis Distal renal tubular acidosis with anemia Hereditary stomatocytosis Overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis Dehydrated hereditary stomatocytosis Rh deficiency syndrome Familial pseudohyperkalemia Southeast Asian ovalocytosis Hereditary cryohydrocytosis with reduced stomatin Hereditary cryohydrocytosis with normal stomatin Constitutional hemolytic anemia due to acanthocytosis Abetalipoproteinemia McLeod neuroacanthocytosis syndrome Primary CD59 deficiency Rare constitutional hemolytic anemia due to an enzyme disorder Congenital erythropoietic porphyria Hemolytic anemia due to hexose monophosphate shunt and glutathione metabolism anomalies Glutathione synthetase deficiency Glutathione synthetase deficiency with 5-oxoprolinuria Glutathione synthetase deficiency without 5-oxoprolinuria Gamma-glutamylcysteine synthetase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to glutathione reductase deficiency 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to a disorder of glycolytic enzymes Glycogen storage disease due to muscle phosphofructokinase deficiency Triose phosphate-isomerase deficiency Glycogen storage disease due to aldolase A deficiency Glycogen storage disease due to phosphoglycerate kinase 1 deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to red cell pyruvate kinase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to glucophosphate isomerase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to diphosphoglycerate mutase deficiency Non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia due to hexokinase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency Class I glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to an erythrocyte nucleotide metabolism disorder Hemolytic anemia due to pyrimidine 5' nucleotidase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to adenylate kinase deficiency Hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte adenosine deaminase overproduction Heinz body anemia Rare deficiency anemia Constitutional deficiency anemia Constitutional anemia due to iron metabolism disorder Congenital atransferrinemia Aceruloplasminemia Microcytic anemia with liver iron overload IRIDA syndrome Rare acquired deficiency anemia Plummer-Vinson syndrome Rare hereditary hemochromatosis HFE related hereditary hemochromatosis (Symptomatic form of hemochromatosis type 1) - OMIM 235200 HJV related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 602390 (Hemochromatosis type 2A) HAMP related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 613313 (Hemochromatosis type 2B) TFR2 related hereditary hemochromatosis OMIM 604250 (Hemochromatosis type 3) FTH related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 615517 (Hemochromatosis type 5)

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  • Pediatrics
  • Adults

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