Sunday, January 16, 2011

Aplastic Anemia.


Aplastic anemia is a disorder characterized by the suppression of multipotent myeloid stem cells, with resultant anemia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia (pancytopenia).

A form of anemia where there is selective suppression of erythroid stem cells reffered to pure red cell aplasia – diamond blackfan syndrome, in which anemia is the only manifestation.

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