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Words related to acanthocytosis

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

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Also, mild acanthocytosis observed in a low percentage of sheep maybe an occasional finding characteristic of sheep or may be dietary related [25].
ABL, a condition usually diagnosed early in life, features steatorrhea, oral fat intolerance, acanthocytosis, retinitis pigmentosa, and neurologic abnormalities.
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.
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].