Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis: report of two cases from Saudi Arabia.

@article{Mallouh1984HereditaryPR,
  title={Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis: report of two cases from Saudi Arabia.},
  author={A A Mallouh and A R Sa'di and Mohamad Ahmad and Muhammed Salamah},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1984},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={413-7}
}
Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis is a rare type of congenital hemolytic anemia reported only in American black children. We report the first two occurrences in Saudi children. This is an autosomal-recessive trait as proved by normal parents and two affected children. A pathogenetic and probably causal relationship with apparent elliptocytosis seems clear as… CONTINUE READING