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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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There are long lists of names of munition workers who died of aplastic anaemia resulting from their exposure to TNT on the internet.
Keywords: Aplastic anaemia, Bone marrow trephine biopsy, Megaloblastic anaemia, Pancytopenia.
A small number of patients with aplastic anaemia may develop leukaemia.
A study of 100 cases reported ITP in 32%, aplastic anaemia in 24%, ALL in 22%, lymphoma in 4%, HUS in 4%, megakaryocytic hypoplasia in 3%, drug- induced thrombocytopenia in 3%, hypersplenism in 3%, neonatal in 2%, malaria 2%, leishmaniasis in1% cases of thrombocytopenia in children.
Analysis of glycosylphosphatidyl inositol (GPI)-anchored proteins, such as CD55 and CD59 by flow cytometry, is a sensitive and quantitative test for PNH screening enabling the detection of small PNH clones which occur in up to 50% of patients with aplastic anaemia, the proportion depending on the sensitivity of the flow cytometric analysis used (Dunn et al, 1999; Socie et al, 2000; Sugimori et al, 2005).
Angelo then went into remission for five years, only to be told the aplastic anaemia had returned in 2013.
eportedly, in the course of sightseeing, the foreign tourists spotted Aditya, a six-year-old boy being a victim of Aplastic Anaemia, a condition where bone marrow does not produce sufficient new cells to replenish blood cells.
Symptoms of aplastic anaemia include paleness, fatigue, shortness of breath on exertion, rapid heart rate, excessive bleeding, a tendency to bruise easily and being prone to infection.
Anthony was diagnosed on Mother's Day last year with severe aplastic anaemia, a condition that occurs when the bone marrow fails to produce enough red blood cells for the circulation system.
Her illness, known as aplastic anaemia, affects one in 200,000 - and it has left her wheelchair-bound.
THANK you for highlighting the plight of Alice Maddocks, who is suffering from the rare condition Aplastic Anaemia.
Bone marrow examination showed evidence of severe aplastic anaemia, for which he was treated with cyclophosphamide and blood transfusions.