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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The case came to light in September 2003 when the 40-year-old's ex-husband accused her and four others of duping him into believing his son had been born with bone marrow aplasia, while hiding the fact that he really suffered from thalassaemia
Within a few days, the patient's symptoms decreased, and she was discharged from hospital on day 41, despite ongoing bone marrow aplasia with antimicrobial and antimycotic prophylaxis, including trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole (160 mg/800 mg once daily) and (voriconazole 200 mg twice daily).
TNF-[alpha] is reported to cause bone marrow aplasia in AA by inducing apoptotic cell death of HSCs through Fas-Fas ligand and/or TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand pathways [17].
Zidvidine is associated with mitochondrial and haematologial toxicity leading to bone marrow aplasia and cytopenias.