Anemia, congenital dyserythropoietic, 2
An autosomal recessive blood disorder characterized by morphological abnormalities of erythroblasts, ineffective erythropoiesis, normocytic anemia, iron overload, jaundice, and variable splenomegaly. Ultrastructural features include bi- or multinucleated erythroblasts in bone marrow, karyorrhexis, and the presence of Gaucher-like bone marrow histiocytes. The main biochemical feature of the disease is defective glycosylation of some red blood cells membrane proteins.
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