Red Blood Cell Disorders
What are red blood cell disorders?
There are multiple disorders of the red blood cells, including hemoglobinopathies, cytoskeletal abnormalities (spherocytosis and other membranopathies) and enzymopathies.
Hemoglobinopathies are a group of rare, inherited disorders involving abnormal structure of the hemoglobin molecule. These disorders include hemoglobin C disease, hemoglobin S-C disease, sickle cell anemia and various types of thalassemia.