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Refractory anemia

Introduction: Refractory anemia

Description of Refractory anemia

Refractory anemia (medical condition): A blood disorder where the bone marrow produces...more »

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Aplastic anemia:
  »Introduction: Aplastic anemia
  »Symptoms of Aplastic anemia
  »Causes of Aplastic anemia
  »Treatments for Aplastic anemia

Refractory anemia: any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Refractory anemia: Related Topics

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Refractory anemia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Refractory anemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Refractory anemia, or a subtype of Refractory anemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Refractory anemia as a Disease

Refractory anemia: Another name for Aplastic anemia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Aplastic anemia
  »Symptoms of Aplastic anemia
  »Causes of Aplastic anemia
  »Treatments for Aplastic anemia

Refractory anemia: Related Diseases

Refractory anemia: Refractory anemia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Refractory anemia

Some of the causes of Refractory anemia are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Refractory anemia (Aplastic anemia)

Some of the symptoms of Refractory anemia incude:

Treatments for Refractory anemia (Aplastic anemia)

Treatments for Refractory anemia (Aplastic anemia) include:

  • Varies depending on underlying cause but possible therapies include: blood transfusion, oxygen administration, bone marrow-stimulating agents, bone marrow transplant and immunosuppressive drugs if condition is caused by malfunctioning immune system. Cases caused by exposure to toxins or medications usually resolve after the exposure to the toxin or medication ceases

Treatment of Refractory anemia: For more treatment information about Refractory anemia, see treatment of Aplastic anemia (Refractory anemia)

Refractory anemia: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Refractory anemia:

  • hypoplastic anemia; bone marrow disease; bone marrow failure; bone marrow failure syndrome; severe aplastic anemia; SAA; progressive hypocythemia; aregeneratory anemia; aleukia hemorrhagica; panmyelophthisis

Terms associated with Refractory anemia:

Terms Similar to Refractory anemia:

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More specific terms for Refractory anemia:

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Broader terms for Refractory anemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Refractory anemia

The following list attempts to classify Refractory anemia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • anaemia,anemia
  • blood disease,blood disorder
  • blood dyscrasia
  • dyscrasia
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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