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Summary

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. [from MeSH]

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Clinical features

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  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Splenomegaly
  • Reticulocytosis
  • Spherocytosis
  • Jaundice
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Hemolytic anemia
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