hereditary elliptocytosis


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hereditary elliptocytosis

Hereditary ovalocytosis Hematology An AD condition, affecting ±1:2500 of the general population; 15% of the RBCs are ovoid; hemolysis is uncommon, but severe in 5%

hereditary elliptocytosis

An inherited condition in which the red blood cells are oval or elliptical. This anomaly occurs in about 1 in every 2000 births.
See also: elliptocytosis
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Hereditary elliptocytosis: spectrin and protein 4.1 R.
Hereditary elliptocytosis is caused by mutations in in structural components of the erythrocyte cell membrane.
It can be positive in hereditary elliptocytosis and autoimmune hemolytic anemia.
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