acanthocytosis


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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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For diagnosing neuroacanthocytosis syndromes, detection of acanthocytes in the peripheral blood is an important criterion; however, since the presence of acanthocytosis alone is not significant, there should be accompanying clinical findings (4).
(2) An unexplained microscopic hematuria (especially acanthocytosis and cellular cast)
However, 9% of all sheep displayed mild acanthocytosis (+1 to +2) as the only evidence of red blood cell abnormality (poikilocytosis).