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Aplastic anaemia

Introduction: Aplastic anaemia

Description of Aplastic anaemia

Aplastic anaemia (medical condition): A blood disorder where the bone marrow produces insufficient new blood...more »

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Aplastic anaemia: anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Aplastic anaemia: Anemia resulting from bone marrow failure (aplastic or hypoplastic bone marrow). The production of erythroblasts and red cells is markedly decreased, and it may be associated with decreased production of granulocytes (granulocytopenia) and platelets (thrombocytopenia) as well. Aplastic anemia may be idiopathic or secondary due to bone marrow damage by toxins, radiation, or immunologic factors. -- 2004
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Aplastic anaemia: Related Topics

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Aplastic anaemia as a Disease

Aplastic anaemia: Another name for Aplastic anemia (or close medical condition association).
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Aplastic anaemia: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Aplastic anaemia

Some of the causes of Aplastic anaemia are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Aplastic anaemia (Aplastic anemia)

Some of the symptoms of Aplastic anaemia incude:

Treatments for Aplastic anaemia (Aplastic anemia)

Treatments for Aplastic anaemia (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 Aplastic anaemia: For more treatment information about Aplastic anaemia, see treatment of Aplastic anemia (Aplastic anaemia)

Aplastic anaemia: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Aplastic anaemia:

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

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Broader terms for Aplastic anaemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Aplastic anaemia

The following list attempts to classify Aplastic anaemia 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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