aplastic anemia

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aplastic anemia

[ā′plas·tik ə′nēm·yə]
(medicine)
A blood disorder in which lymphocytes predominate while there is a deficiency of erythrocytes, hemoglobin, and granulocytes.
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In December last year, she was rushed to Birmingham Children's Hospital where aplastic anaemia was diagnosed.
To prevent transfer of infection to aplastic anaemia patients, they must be isolated, even from healthy people, a "reverse quarantine".
They did tests and found out it was aplastic anaemia.
Aplastic anaemia is not a form of cancer but may be associated with certain cancers, especially those affecting the bone marrow, such as leukaemia.
I was so young when I was told I had aplastic anaemia that I didn't know what it was.
Prospective study of rabbit antithymocyte globulin and cyclosporine for aplastic anemia from the EBMT severe aplastic anaemia working party.
Aplastic Anaemia is a disease in which the bone marrow, and the blood stem cells that reside there, are damaged.
Scheinberg P, Nunez 0, Wu C, Young NS: Treatment of severe aplastic anaemia with combined immunosuppression: anti-thymocyte globulin, cyclosporin and mycophenolate mofetil.
Conor Tierney, seven, was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder known as aplastic anaemia last year.
Aplastic Anaemia sufferer Emily has recently received new donor blood cells, but has a severely weakened immune system and is being kept in isolation to reduce the chances of becoming infected.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 27 (ANI): Foreign tourists currently holidaying in Varanasi took to the streets here on Saturday holding placards reading 'Save My Life' and asking for donations for the treatment of a poor kid suffering from aplastic anaemia.