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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 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 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 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 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 previewHematology , Clinical Principles and Applications (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Acanthocytosis is the condition with acanthocytelike red blood cells. These cells are coarse and irregularly crenellated resembling manypointed stars. Chorea is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder, one of a group of neurological ...

Google previewHematology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthocytosis is the condition with acanthocytelike red blood cells. These cells are coarse and irregularly crenellated resembling manypointed stars. A PreB cell is a precursor to the development of B cells. Certain leukemias/lymphomas are ...

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 previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

acanthocytosis. 1. Abetalipoproteinemia, see there 2. A general term for the presence of acanthocytes in the peripheral blood. See Acanthocytes. acantholysis. Dermatology The pathologic disruption of intercellular bridges between ...

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acanthocytosis /akanމthǀsƯtǀމsis/ [Gk, akantha + kytos + osis, condition], the presence of acanthocytes in the circulating blood, most commonly associated with abetalipoproteinaemia, in which as many ...

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 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 previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acanthocytosis Arare conditionin which as many ...

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

by Mosby

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

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

FACTT Fluorescent Amplification Catalyzed byT7- polymerase Technique FACWA familial amyotrophic choreawith acanthocytosis FAD familial Alzheimer dementia; ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

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

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