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Spherocytosis, Hereditary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spherocytosis, Hereditary
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.071.141.150.785
C16.320.070.785
Unique ID
D013103
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013103
Scope Note
A group of familial congenital hemolytic anemias characterized by numerous abnormally shaped erythrocytes which are generally spheroidal. The erythrocytes have increased osmotic fragility and are abnormally permeable to sodium ions.
NLM Classification #
WH 170
See Also
Anemia, Sideroblastic
Anion Exchange Protein 1, Erythrocyte
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Spherocytosis, Hereditary Preferred
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