stomatocytosis

stomatocytosis

 [sto″mah-to-si-to´sis]
the presence of stomatocytes in the blood, as seen in liver disease; Rh null syndrome, a rare congenital type of hemolytic anemia; and a few other conditions. Called also hydrocytosis.

sto·ma·to·cy·to·sis

(stō'mă-tō-sī-tō'sis),
A hereditary deformation of red blood cells, which are swollen and cup-shaped, causing congenital hemolytic anemia.
See also: Rh null syndrome.

stomatocytosis

[sto′mah-to-si-to′sis]
the presence of stomatocytes in the blood, as seen in liver disease and Rh-null syndrome, a rare congenital hemolytic anemia. Also called hydrocytosis.

sto·ma·to·cy·to·sis

(stō'mă-tō-sī-tō'sis)
A hereditary deformation of red blood cells in which they are swollen and cup shaped, causing congenital hemolytic anemia.
See also: Rh null syndrome

stomatocytosis

anemia characterized by the presence of stomatocytes in the blood.

hereditary stomatocytosis
occurs in chondrodysplastic dwarf Alaskan malamute dogs.
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Acquired stomatocytosis is associated with recent excessive alcohol and resolves within two weeks of alcohol withdrawal.
While patients with thalassemia major need chronic blood transfusion, some of the patients with hereditary xerocytosis and stomatocytosis may be asymptomatic for a life time.
AoCOSMOS allows for the exploration, diagnosis and development of therapeutic interventions for several rare anaemias, including hereditary xerocytosis, overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis, familial pseudohyperkaliemia, cryohydrocytosis, certain types of spherocytosis, hereditary spherocytosis, sickle cell anaemia, thalassemia and phosphofructokinase deficiency.
Thus the present article shows the results of using inorganic erythrocytes in simulating of such hematological abnormalities as microspherocytosis, elliptocytosis, stomatocytosis, acanthocytosis and some haemoglobinopathies.
Houston, TX, USA), erythrocytic morphologic changes (moderate to marked stomatocytosis, punctate discoloration, or polychromatophilic aggregation) suggestive of a hemotropic parasite were observed (Figure 1).