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Acanthocytosis

Known as: Acanthocytes, Red cell acanthocytosis, spur cell anemia 
Acanthocytosis is a type of poikilocytosis characterized by the presence of spikes on the cell surface. The cells have an irregular shape resembling… Expand
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE The presence of hematuria has been suggested to indicate nondiabetic nephropathy in diabetic patients with proteinuria… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
It has been suggested that preexisting severe hepatic iron overload may adversely affect outcome after liver transplantation. The… Expand
1984
1984
Liver tissue of a newly diagnosed 30‐year‐old patient with abetalipoproteinemia was studied by light and electron microscopy… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
A diet supplemented with cholesterol and coconut oil is atherogenic in dogs. The purpose of the present study was to examine the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Three siblings, offspring of normal consanguineous parents, had a progressive neurological disorder characterized primarily by… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Acanthocytic red cells in patients with abetalipoproteinemia are morphologically similar to the red cells in spur cell anemia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
In an unselected series of 202 patients with hypothyroidism anaemia was present on diagnosis in 39 of 172 women and 14 of 30 men… Expand
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
The effect of peroxidative stress on tissue was studied by exposure of red blood cells (RBC) from patients with… Expand
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Review
1963
Review
1963
The rare syndrome of acanthocytosis was first described in 1950 by Bassen and Kornzweig (1) and two years later by Singer, Fisher… Expand
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