spherocytosis


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spherocytosis

[‚sfir·ə‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Preponderance of spherocytes in the blood.
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Representation of various diseases in the group Group Diseases of the spleen laparoscopic splenectomy n (%) AIHA 2 (2.1) Benign tumors 5 (5.3) Cysts 19 (20.2) ITP 58 (61.7) Spherocytosis 10 (10.6) Group Diseases of the spleen Classic slenectomy n (%) p AIHA 4 (3.9) Benign tumors 15 (14.6) Cysts 14 (13.6) 0.1841 ITP 58 (56.3) Spherocytosis 12 (11.7) AIHA: Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, ITP: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
"She is such a trooper." In 2015, Grace Vaughan, a 16-year-old with hereditary spherocytosis in South Carolina, achieved her dream of playing with her favorite golfer Rory McIlroy after she won an essay writing contest with a touching piece about her condition.
TIVA with propofol and remifentanil decreased spherocytosis percentage and provided an appropriate anesthetic management.
Moreover, some patients displaying very few stomatocytes at the blood film examination may be misdiagnosed as hereditary spherocytosis or as suffering from an enzyme deficiency [1].
Barker, "Reduced incidence of thrombosis in mice with hereditary spherocytosis following neonatal treatment with normal hematopoietic cells," Blood, vol.
Pencil cells Iron deficiency Stomatocytes Artifact (due to slow drying in humid environment), Liver disease, alcoholism, Rh-null disease, Obstructive lung disease Elliptocytes Hereditary Elliptocytosis (>25%) Bite cells (degmacytes) G6PD deficiency, Oxidative stress, unstable haemoglobins, congenital heinz body anaemia Basket cells (half ghost Oxidant damage, G6PD deficiency, cells/Blister cells) Unstable haemoglobins Spherocytes Hereditary spherocytosis, ABO incompatibility, Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (warm antibody type), Severe burns Teardrop red cell Idiopathic myelofibrosis, (dacrocytes, myelophthisic anaemia, lacrymocytes) thalassemias
Knowing HPV B19 as the most common causative agent in the development of aplastic crisis in hemolytic anemias; specifically hereditary spherocytosis polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for HPV B19, DNA was performed which was positive in all three patients (Figures 1 and 2).
Children with multiple transfusions and receiving chelation therapy due to other causes like sickle cell anemia, osteopetrosis, hereditary spherocytosis and auto immune hemolytic anemia were excluded from the study.
Although leg ulcer may be observed specifically in patients with hereditary spherocytosis and sickle cell anemia, it may also be observed in other hemolytic diseases with a much lower frequency.
Hereditary Spherocytosis. Hereditary spherocytosis is a genetic disorder of red blood cell membrane and results in that the red cells being smaller, rounder, more fragile, and less flexible than normal.
In the blood smear it is common to observe spherocytosis, anisopoikilocytosis, fragmented red cells, basophilic stippling, polychromatophilia, autoagglutination, and nucleated erythrocytes [1, 4].