Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Ovalocytosis

Ovalocytosis is a heterogeneous hematological disorder. Inheritance is predominantly autosomal dominant. Red blood cells on the peripheral blood smear are ellliptically shaped, which probably is responsible for a resistance to malaria.

Systematic

Hereditary diseases of the hematopoetic system and coagulopathies
Disorders of cobalamin metabolism
Familial erythrocytosis 2
Hereditary bleeding disorders
Hereditary malign blood disorders
Inheritable platelet disorders
Ovalocytosis
SLC4A1
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
Thromboembolic diseases

References:

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Bruce LJ et al. (2000) Band 3 mutations, renal tubular acidosis and South-East Asian ovalocytosis in Malaysia and Papua New Guinea: loss of up to 95% band 3 transport in red cells.

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Yenchitsomanus PT et al. (2002) Autosomal recessive distal renal tubular acidosis caused by G701D mutation of anion exchanger 1 gene.

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Yenchitsomanus PT et al. (2003) Anion exchanger 1 mutations associated with distal renal tubular acidosis in the Thai population.

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Sritippayawan S et al. (2004) Novel compound heterozygous SLC4A1 mutations in Thai patients with autosomal recessive distal renal tubular acidosis.

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Tanphaichitr VS et al. (1998) Novel AE1 mutations in recessive distal renal tubular acidosis. Loss-of-function is rescued by glycophorin A.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018