Heinz body anaemia
Heinz body anaemiaA form of non-spherocytic haemolytic anaemia of Dacie type 1 (OMIM:140700), characterised by an increase of basophilic inclusions—Heinz bodies—which correspond to precipitated haemoglobin within red cells after splenectomy.
Defects in HBB, which encodes beta haemoglobin, cause Heinz body anaemia.
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