Testing for acanthocytosis A prospective reader-blinded study in movement disorder patients.

@article{Storch2005TestingFA,
  title={Testing for acanthocytosis A prospective reader-blinded study in movement disorder patients.},
  author={Alexander Storch and Markus Kornhass and Johannes Georg Schwarz},
  journal={Journal of neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={252 1},
  pages={
          84-90
        }
}
The presence of acanthocytosis in peripheral blood smears remains the hallmark of the clinical diagnosis of most neuroacanthocytosis syndromes, such as chorea-acanthocytosis (ChAc) and McLeod syndrome. Genetic analyses and/or specific laboratory tests are available only for a minority of these disorders. Testing for acanthocytosis is hampered by the lack of data on normal amounts of acanthocytes assessed by a standardized method. We report a prospective reader-blinded study designed to… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 25 CITATIONS

An Interesting Case of a Movement Disorder.

  • The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
  • 2017

Chorea-acanthocytosis: a case report.

  • International medical case reports journal
  • 2016

Neurodegeneration in the elderly - When the blood type matters: An overview of the McLeod syndrome with focus on hematological features.

  • Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis
  • 2015

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…