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Red blood cells, spherocytosis

Red blood cells, spherocytosis

Overview

Spherocytosis is a hereditary disorder of the red blood cells (RBCs), which may be associated with a mild anemia. Typically, the affected RBCs are small, spherically shaped, and lack the light centers seen in normal, round RBCs.

Update Date 3/3/2013