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Acanthocytosis

Definition of the noun acanthocytosis

What does acanthocytosis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)

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Google previewAminoff's Neurology and General Medicine (2014)

by Michael J. Aminoff, S.Andrew Josephson

Chorea- acanthocytosis is an autosomal recessive disorder linked to the VPS13A gene on chromosome 9 which encodes chorein. The neurologic features commence between 25 ...

Google previewClinical Studies in Medical Biochemistry (2006)

by Robert H. Glew, Miriam D. Rosenthal

Acanthocytosis is the appearance of dysmorphic,“starry-shaped” RBC on a smear.These peculiar looking cells are believed to result from decreased cholesterol content and abnormal cholesterol:phospholipid ratio in cell membranes.

Google previewInternal Medicine Essentials for Students, A Companion to MKSAP for Students 5 (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Acanthocytosis is the condition with acanthocytelike red blood cells. These cells are coarse and irregularly crenellated resembling manypointed stars. Anemia is a decrease in number of red blood cells (RBCs) or less than the normal quantity ...

Google previewMorphology of Blood Disorders (2014)

by Giuseppe d'Onofrio, Gina Zini

Acanthocytosis is an important erythrocyte feature in abetalipoproteinaemia, in which it is related to an inversion of the ratio between sphingomyelin, increased by absorption from the plasma, and glycerophospholipid: normal red cells become ...

Google previewMovement Disorders in Childhood (2015)

by Harvey S. Singer, Jonathan Mink, Donald L. Gilbert, Joseph Jankovic

Acanthocytosis is the most frequently reported systemic manifestation, occurring in about 8% of classic patients.114 The course of the early-onset form is variable and is ...

Google previewPostgraduate Haematology (2008)

by A. Victor Hoffbrand, Daniel Catovsky, Edward G. D. Tuddenham

Acanthocytosis is an acquired characteristic of severe liver disease, usually end stage, and the result of interaction of altered plasma lipids. A-β-lipoproteinaemia A-β-lipoproteinaemia is a rare inherited defect with absent β-apolipoprotein, ...

Google previewCell Membrane (2006)

The Red Blood Cell as a Model by Yoshihito Yawata

In clinical hematology, acanthocytosis is the hallmark of abetalipoproteinemia ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

Chorea- acanthocytosis is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by progressive chorea, dysphagia, orofaciolingual dyskinesia, dysarthria, areflexia, seizures, and dysarthria.

Google previewThe American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias (2009)

by Myron F. Weiner, Anne M. Lipton

Chorea acanthocytosis is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that is caused by a frame shift mutation on chromosome 9q21 encoding chorein (Ueno et al. 2001). It is manifested by chorea, dystonia and tics, psychiatric symptoms, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders (2010)

See also: Chorea–acanthocytosis; Chorea Gravidarum; Choreiform Disorders; Huntington's Disease-like 2; Huntington's Disease; Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes. Chorea–acanthocytosis Further Reading Schneider SA, Walker RH, and ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See also abetalipoproteinaemia, acanthocytosis. Acanthocyte (Carr and Rodak, 2009) acanthocytosis /akanމthǀsƯtǀމsis/ [Gk, akantha + kytos + osis, condition], the presence of acanthocytes in the circulating blood, most ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

combining forms meaning “thorny or spiny”: acanthesia, acanthocytosis. acanthamebiasis /əkan′thəmēbī′′əsis/, a potentially fatal meningoencephalitis ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

combining forms meaning “thorny or spiny”: acanthesia, acanthocytosis. acanthamebiasis /əkan′thəmēbī′′əsis/, a potentially fatal meningoencephalitis ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

keratitis, acanthocytosis See syndrome, Bassen–Kornzweig. acanthosis nigricans A rare skin ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acanthocytosis Arare conditionin which as many ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

acanthocytosis /akan'thosito'sis/ [Gk, akantha + kytos + osis, condition], the presence of acanthocytes in the circulating ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acanthocytosis (a-kén'tha-stto'sis) N. presence of acanthocytes in the blood, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1C3Y4T1O1S1I1S1

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