A haematological disorder characterized by the presence of elliptical erythrocytes in the blood. Five clinical subgroups are recognized.
See also Herrick's syndrome, or sickle cell anaemia, under James Bryan Herrick, American physician, 1861-1954
- M. Dresbach:
Elliptical human red corpuscles. Science, Washington, 1904,19: 469-470.
- R. A. Cooper:
Hereditary elliptocytosis and related disorders.
In: W. J. Williams, E. Beutler, A. J. Erslev, M. A. Lichtheim, editors: Hematology. 3rd edition, New York, McGraw-Hill, 1983, pp. 553-556.
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