hereditary spherocytosis


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hereditary spherocytosis

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚sfer·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A chronic congenital disorder of the erythrocytopoietic system characterized by a preponderance of spherical erythrocytes, increased osmotic fragility, hemolytic anemia, and splenomegaly.
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An adult with aplastic crisis induced by human parvovirus B19 as an initial presentation of hereditary spherocytosis.
Parvovirus infection in a family associated with aplastic crisis in an affected sibling pair with hereditary spherocytosis.
Hereditary spherocytosis in sisters unmasked by parvovirus infection.
2 as the pathogenesis of autosomal dominantly inherited hereditary spherocytosis in the Japanese population.
Characterization of 13 novel band 3 gene defects in hereditary spherocytosis with band 3 deficiency.
Natural history of hereditary spherocytosis during the first year of life.
Iolascon A, Faienza MF, Moretti A, et al: UGT1 promoter polymorphism accounts for increased neonatal appearance of hereditary spherocytosis.
HEREDITARY SPHEROCYTOSIS: Hereditary spherocytosis was seen in 29.
1998) [8] reported hereditary spherocytosis to be the commonest indication of splenectomy followed by [beta]-thalassemia and idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura.
Coexistence of hereditary spherocytosis (HS) due to band 3 deficiency and beta-thalassemia trait: partial correction of HS phenotype.
coexixstence of hereditary spherocytosis and beta-thalassemia: case report of severe haemolytic anemia in an American black.
Fifty-nine patients with acute leukemia (47 ALL, 12 acute myeloblastic leukemia), 6 with thalassemia major and 1 with severe hereditary spherocytosis were enrolled in the study.
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