Southeast Asian ovalocytosis

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Southeast Asian ovalocytosis

Synonyms: Hereditary ovalocytosis | Melanesian elliptocytosis | Melanesian ovalocytosis | SAO | Stomatocytic elliptocytosis

Southeast Asian ovalocytosis (SAO) is a rare hereditary red cell membrane defect characterized by the presence of oval-shaped erythrocytes and with most patients being asymptomatic or occasionally manifesting with mild symptoms such as pallor jaundice anemia and gallstones.

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