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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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Fatal pneumocystis pneumonia with good syndrome and pure red cell aplasia. Clin Infect Dis 2004;39:1740-1.
Autoimmune disease and chronic lymphocytic leukemia: auto immune hemolytic anemia, pure red cell aplasia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia.
Desforges, "Evidence for reduced erythroid burst (BFU(E)) promoting function of T lymphocytes in the pure red cell aplasia of chronic lymphocytic leukemia," Experimental Hematology, vol.
Anti-erythropoietin antibodies and pure red cell aplasia. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 15(2), 398-406.
Pure red cell aplasia with anti-erythropoietin antibodies occurs more commonly with one formulation of Epoetin Alfa than another.
Parvovirus B19-related pure red cell aplasia (PRCA)).
Persistence of parvovirus B19 IgM antibodies and DNA in pure red cell aplasia resulting in myelodysplasia: A case report.
The association of pure red cell aplasia with antiphospholipid syndrome.
Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is an uncommon disorder in adults.
Some of the potential health risks include systemic hypertension, thromboembolic events (blood clot formation), PRCA (pure red cell aplasia) due to the development of antierythropoietin antibodies, and the effects of iron overload.
In addition, the EPAR observes that among Dynepo patients, there have been no reported cases to date of pure red cell aplasia, a condition in which the bone marrow fails to produce vital red blood cells.
The apparent link between Eprex and pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) was first made by a team of French physicians last February.