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Glossary for Presence of spherocytes in blood smear

Medical terms related to Presence of spherocytes in blood smear or mentioned in this section include:

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is characterized by an abnormal immune system response which leads to the destruction of red blood cells and hence anemia. The severity of the condition varies depending on the underlying cause e.g. cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, HIV and lupus. The condition may develop gradually or occur suddenly and cause serious symptoms.
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hereditary spherocytosis: A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner than normal which leads to problems such as anemia. There are various subtypes of the disorder which are distinguished by the origin of the underlying genetic defect.
  • Hypersplenism: A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen
  • Hypophosphatemia: Low blood phosphate levels. Causes include malnourishment, chronic alcoholism excessive carbohydrate consumption, malabsorption, phosphaturia, liver failure, respiratory alkalosis and certain genetic disorders.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Presence of spherocytes in blood smear in children: Presence of spherocytes in blood smear in children refers to a child who has an abnormal finding on a blood smear test that could point to a diagnosis of certain blood conditions or disorders.
  • Septicemia: A systemic inflammatory response to an infection.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

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