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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Coverage of the Aplastic Anemia pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Although the peal: age for the development of aplastic anemia is 15 to 25 years or older than 60 years, it also occurs in children (1).
As a result, clopidogrel may be a potential cause of aplastic anemia irrespective ofthe duration of treatment, though rarely seen.
Aplastic anemia leaves you feeling exhausted and with a higher risk of infections and unrestrained bleeding.
While experts believe some aplastic anemia cases are caused by toxins of some sort, including pesticides, other cases have no known origin.
The Aplastic Anemia Market is Forecast to Show Slow Growth until 2019
My daughter, Liviya, nearly lost her life because of a rare blood disease called aplastic anemia, which is still not completely understood by the medical community," said Brian Anderson, Raleigh resident and Liviya's father.
said John Huber, Executive Director of the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, "Data from this large international trial also showed that VIDAZA reduced patients' need for blood transfusions.
2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December is Aplastic Anemia Awareness Month, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania, calls upon the community to please take a few minutes from the holiday shuffle to donate blood, the gift of life, and help replenish and boost your community supply this season.
The bone-marrow transplant appears to be reversing the effects of his aplastic anemia, a condition that prevented his body from producing oxygen-carrying red blood cells, disease-fighting white blood cells and blood-clotting platelets.