TITLE

Chapter 7: Normochromic Anemias: Biochemical and Membrane Disorders and Miscellaneous Red Cell Disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Ciesla, Betty
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Hematology in Practice;2007, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 of the book "Hematology in Practice" is presented. It reviews the functions of the spleen as they relate to red cell membrane integrity. The genetics and pathophysiology of hereditary spherocytosis are discussed, as well as the mutations and ethnic distinctions in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. It also explains the characteristics of aplastic anemia, paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria and Fanconi's anemia.
ACCESSION #
28628514

 

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