how does thalassemia differ from sickle-cell anaemia

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Both sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia are genetic disorders caused by the mutations in the genes for haemoglobin. 
The major difference between the two are:
Sickle Cell Anaemia Thalassemia
It affects only beta globin chain of the haemoglobin It affects both alpha and beta chains of the haemoglobin
The patients affected by sickle cell anaemia produce defective haemoglobin The patients affected by thalassemia produce normal haemoglobin but in vary less quantity
It results in blocking of blood vessels that results in organ failure It does not result in blocking of blood vessels but may affect functioning of heart.

Hope this information will clear your doubts about the sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia‚Äč.
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