A no longer commonly used term for a hereditary, non-sherpocytic haemolytic anaemia caused by enzyme disorders, hemoglobinopathies, or defects in membrane structure. Jaundice, splenomegaly, and cholelithiasis are its main characteristics. Inheritance is autosomal recessive.
- W. H. Crosby:
Hereditary non spherocytic hemolytic anemia.
Blood, New York, 1950, 5: 233-253.
- E. Kaplan, W. W. Zuelzer:
Familial nonpsherocytic hemolytic anemia.
Blood, New York, 1950: 1811-1821.
- E. Beutler:
Hereditary nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia-pyruvate kinase deficiency and other abnormalities.
In: W. J. Williams, E. Beutler, A. J. Erslev, M. A. Lichtman, editors: Hematology. 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1983, pp. 574-582.
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