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Words related to acanthocytosis

the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)

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Acanthocytosis or hereditary abetalipoproteinemia is a rare disease, described for 30 cases.
Changes in band 3 could explain the 2 other erythrocyte abnormalities reported in AD: acanthocytosis and altered cell electrophoretic mobility.
Furthermore, the most frequent morphological abnormalities of the red cells reported in patients with MDS are acanthocytosis and macrocytosis due to increase in cholesterol/phospholipid quotient in the red cell membrane [16].
Other distinct clinicopathologic disorders in the scope of Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome include dementia, tetraparesis, neurofibrillary tangles, retinitis pigmentosa and acanthocytosis with or without lipid abnormalities, including hypoprebetalipoproteinemia, acanthocytosis, retinitis pigmentosa, pallidal degeneration [4].
The clinical and biochemical features in homozygous and compound heterozygous FHBL can include acanthocytosis, deficiencies of fat-soluble vitamins secondary to malabsorption, an atypical form of retinitis pigmentosa, and neuromuscular abnormalities.