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Dehydrated Hereditary Stomatocytosis
Review Articles from PubMed
The hereditary stomatocytoses and allied disorders are genetic defects of the erythrocyte membrane that result in abnormal permeability to the univalent cations Na+ and K+. Although rare, these conditions reflect abnormalities in physiologic mechanisms that are of paramount interest. ...
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
Severe iron overload is frequent in dehydrated hereditary stomatocytosis (DHSt) despite well-compensated hemolysis and no or little transfusion requirement. We investigated 4 patients with proven DHSt, in whom the degree of hemolysis was closely related to iron status. Genetic modifiers ...