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Fanconi anemia

Introduction: Fanconi anemia

Description of Fanconi anemia

Fanconi anemia: familial or idiopathic form, usually fatal; Fanconi's anemia presents before age 10, marked by microcephaly, skin discolorations, and sexual and mental retardation.
Source: Diseases Database

Fanconi anemia: Congenital disorder affecting all bone marrow elements, resulting in ANEMIA; LEUKOPENIA; and THROMBOPENIA, and associated with cardiac, renal, and limb malformations as well as dermal pigmentary changes. Spontaneous CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE is a feature of this disease along with predisposition to LEUKEMIA. There are at least 7 complementation groups in Fanconi anemia: FANCA, FANCB, FANCC, FANCD1, FANCD2, FANCE, FANCF, FANCG, and FANCL. (from Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=227650, August 20, 2004).
Source: MeSH 2007

Fanconi anemia: Related Topics

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Fanconi anemia: Rare Disease

Ophanet

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

Source - Orphanet

Terms associated with Fanconi anemia:

Terms Similar to Fanconi anemia:

Source: Diseases Database

  • Anemia, Fanconi

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Fanconi anemia

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Fanconi anemia

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

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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