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Anemia, Blackfan Diamond

Anemia, Blackfan Diamond: Introduction

Anemia, Blackfan Diamond: Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic condition where the bone marrow is unable to make sufficient red blood cells which leads low levels of red blood cells. There are eight subtypes of the condition which differ in the location of the genetic defect and the incidence of additional symptoms such as malformations. The severity of symptoms is variable but most cases are serious. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anemia, Blackfan Diamond is available below.

Symptoms of Anemia, Blackfan Diamond

Treatments for Anemia, Blackfan Diamond

  • Corticosteroids
  • Blood transfusion - used when the condition is unresponsive to steroids
  • Chelation therapy - used to prevent and treat iron overload associated with regular transfusions
  • Bone marrow transplant - sometimes used in selected patients, but has considerable risks associated with treatment
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Anemia, Blackfan Diamond: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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