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Dresbach's anaemia

Alternative eponyms

  • AnĂ©mie, maladie ou syndrome de Dresbach (French)
  • Dresbach's disease
  • Dresbach's syndrome

Related people

A haematological disorder characterized by the presence of elliptical erythrocytes in the blood.

Description

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

Bibliography

  • 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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