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Noun1.acanthocytosis - the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)acanthocytosis - the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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ABL, a condition usually diagnosed early in life, features steatorrhea, oral fat intolerance, acanthocytosis, retinitis pigmentosa, and neurologic abnormalities.
Changes in band 3 could explain the 2 other erythrocyte abnormalities reported in AD: acanthocytosis and altered cell electrophoretic mobility.
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.