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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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Although the doctors were later able to rule out leukaemia, he was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia, which has made him very tired and weak.
Other causes being aplastic anaemia (14%), sub-leukaemic leukaemia (5%), hypersplenism (2%) and MDS (2%).
Cavenagh et al., "Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of adult aplastic anaemia," British Journal of Haematology, vol.
There are long lists of names of munition workers who died of aplastic anaemia resulting from their exposure to TNT on the internet.
Aplastic anaemia is not a form of cancer but may be associated with certain cancers, especially those affecting the bone marrow, such as leukaemia.
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia was the commonest cause of haematological thrombocytopenia followed by idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and aplastic anaemia.
Acquired aplastic anaemia: correlation between etiology, pathophysiology, bone marrow histology and prognosis factors.
"In May 2012, Alessa was diagnosed with Aplastic Anaemia. We all were shocked.
(3.) Saracco P, Quarello P, Iori AP, Zecca M, Longoni D, Svahn J, Varotto S, Del Vecchio GC, Dufour C, Romengi U, Bacigalupo A, Locasciulli A: Cyclosporin A response and dependence in children with acquired aplastic anaemia: A multicentre retrospective study with long-term observation follow-up.
Jessica was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia in June 2011.