Disease Information for Elliptocytosis, hereditary

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Clinical Manifestations
Disease Progression
Course/Benign course/disorder
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Reticulocytosis
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Reticulocytosis
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Differential blood smear/morphology abnormal
Indirect bilirubin inc/normal direct bil. (Lab)
Normocytic anemia
Normocytic/Normochromic Anemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Reticulocytes (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Elliptocytes (Lab)
Free hemoglobin, plasma (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Osmotic fragility, RBC (Lab)
Polychrome RBCs (Lab)
Reticulocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Hemolytic anemia, congenital
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Hemolytic process/effect
Process
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Congenital elliptocytosis, Congenital elliptocytosis (disorder), Congenital ovalocytosis, disease (or disorder) hemoglobin or Hb elliptocytosis, Elliptocytoses Hereditary, Elliptocytosis, Elliptocytosis hereditary, erythrocytosis oval, HE, HE Hereditary elliptocytosis, Hereditary eliptocytosis, Hereditary Elliptocytoses, Hereditary elliptocytosis, Hereditary elliptocytosis (disorder), Hereditary Ovalocytoses, Hereditary Ovalocytosis, oval erythrocytosis, Ovalocytoses Hereditary, ovalocytosis, Ovalocytosis Hereditary, Synonym/Dresbach's syndrome, Synonym/Ovalocytosis, hereditary
Definition

An intrinsic defect of erythrocytes inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. The erythrocytes assume an oval or elliptical shape.

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