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aplasia

[ā′plāzh·ə]
(medicine)
Defective development which results in the virtual absence of a tissue or an organ; only a remnant appears.
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Thymoma with pure red cell aplasia and Good's syndrome.
Autoimmune disease and chronic lymphocytic leukemia: auto immune hemolytic anemia, pure red cell aplasia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia.
The structural similarity of epoetin alfa and darbepoetin to endogenous erythropoietin increases the risk of pure red cell aplasia (PRCA), a rare but potentially life-threatening complication.
Pure red cell aplasia with anti-erythropoietin antibodies occurs more commonly with one formulation of Epoetin Alfa than another.
If a pure red cell aplasia is confirmed, AZT should be stopped.
Pure red cell aplasia and primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a unique association.
The apparent link between Eprex and pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) was first made by a team of French physicians last February.
Health officials in Europe have noted an unexplained rise among Eprex users in the incidence of pure red cell aplasia, a rare disorder that may stop red blood cell production.
Health authorities in Europe and North America have become increasingly concerned over the past few months about a mysterious rise in the number of Eprex users who have developed pure red cell aplasia, a condition in which the body can lose its ability to produce red blood cells, leaving the patient dependent on blood transfusions to survive.
The exact mechanism underlying the increased risk of pure red cell aplasia after the change in formulation has not been completely ascertained.
Association of pure red cell aplasia with T large granular lymphocyte leukaemia.
We report a case of thymoma associated with pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) where initial remission of anaemia occur after thymectomy only.