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Default MCHC increased in hereditary spherocytosis

does anyone know the reason, why MCHC increased in hereditary spherocytosis? thank you
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does anyone know the reason, why MCHC increased in hereditary spherocytosis? thank you
In hereditary spherocytosis, there is loss of K+ and water from the cell hence there is reduce in overall volume of RBC.
Hence there is low MCV also!!
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