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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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These family members were typical examples of the occurrence of aplastic crisis due to HPV B 19 complicating HS simultaneously in a family.
Aplastic anaemia is not a form of cancer but may be associated with certain cancers, especially those affecting the bone marrow, such as leukaemia.
Causes of haematological thrombocytopenia studied included acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), aplastic anaemia (AP), and ITP.
It was a hospital based case series of 45 patients suffering from aplastic anemia who fulfilled the inclusion criteria.
Acquried aplastic anemia (AA) is an immune- mediated bone marrow (BM) failure attacked by autoreactive effector T cells and BM is the main target organ, which is characterized by pancytopenia and bone marrow aplasia that is potentially life threatening.
Commonly used in clinical Astragalus, Angelica compatibility for the treatment of aplastic anemia, confirmed that after many years of clinical efficacy, and to further explore its mechanism, provide the basis for the clinical application of this study will be the use of immune-mediated aplastic anemia mouse model experiments.
Lyet al., "Mutations in TERT, the gene for telomerase reverse transcriptase, in aplastic anemia," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
After his diagnosis was confirmed with bone marrow aspiration and biopsy as aplastic anemia with bone marrow cellularity of <10% and without any evidence of dysplasia, 1 mg/kg steroid and 5 mg/kg cyclosporin were started.
* A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Aplastic Anemia.
The HemaXellerate clinical trial aims to recruit 10 patients with aplastic anemia that have not shown material signs of improvement under the current the standard of care.