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Aplastic anemia

Introduction: Aplastic anemia

Description of Aplastic anemia

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

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Aplastic anemia: A condition in which the bone marrow is unable to produce blood cells.
Source: National Institute of Health

Aplastic anemia: 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 anemia: 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
Source: Diseases Database

Aplastic anemia: anemia associated with a fatty, hypocellular bone marrow and global dyshematopoiesis; can be idiopathic or due to microbial, metabolic, autoimmune, or other abnormality.
Source: CRISP

Aplastic anemia: Related Topics

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Aplastic anemia: Rare Disease

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

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


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Aplastic anemia as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Aplastic anemia as a Disease

Aplastic anemia (medical condition): See Aplastic anemia (disease information).
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Aplastic anemia: Related Diseases

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Aplastic anemia: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Aplastic anemia:

  • 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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Terms Similar to Aplastic anemia:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Aplastic anemia:

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Aplastic anemia

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Aplastic anemia can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Aplastic anemia

The following list attempts to classify Aplastic 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

Source: WordNet 2.1

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