Open Access Case Report Article ID: AHCRR-7-138

    Hereditary elliptocytosis discovered during work-up for infective endocarditis: About a case

    Mahjouba Baiya*, Imane Elkhannouri, Ibtissam Mhirig and Sanae Sayagh

    Hereditary elliptocytosis is a group of red blood cell membrane disorders that are characterized by elliptical-shaped erythrocytes and shortened red blood cell survival [1]. It is due to protein abnormalities involving the horizontal skeletal network of the red cell membrane, including the spectrin dimer-dimer interaction or the spectrin-actin-protein 4.1 junction complex [2].


    Published on: May 5, 2022 Pages: 13-14

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ahcrr.000038
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