Hereditary elliptocytosis is a disorder passed down through families in which the red blood cells are abnormally shaped.
Hereditary spherocytosis Hereditary ovalocystosis
Elliptocytosis - hereditary
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Elliptocytosis affects about 1 in every 2,500 people of northern European heritage. It is more common in people of African and Mediterranean descent. You are more likely to develop this condition if someone in your family has had it.