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Review in translational hematology Current concepts in the pathophysiology and treatment of aplastic anemia NealS. Young, Rodrigo T. Calado, and Phillip Scheinberg Aplastic anemia, an unusual hematologic disease, is the paradigm of the human bone marrow failure syndromes.
APLASTIC ANEMIA What is aplastic anemia? Aplastic anemia is a disorder in which the bone marrow fails to make enough blood cells. The bone marrow is the soft, inner part of bones where the 3 types of blood cells are
plastic anemia is defined as the failure of bone marrow to produce blood cell components. The hallmarks of the disease are pancytopenia and a hypocellular bone marrow.
Aplastic Anemia, Pediatric Aspects BLANCHE P. ALTER Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston,
The Oncologist 1996;1:367-370 Treatment of Aplastic Anemia B. SPECK, C. NISSEN, A. TICHELLI, A. GRATWOHL Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2 of 11 Introduction Most cases of aplastic anemia result from immune-mediated depletion of hematopoietic stem cells. It may also occur as a result of inborn errors of metabolism (for example, Fanconi anemia and Schwachman-Diamond syndrome) or exposure to chemicals or radiation.
Normal stem cells Definition The need to continuously replace mature cells in the blood requires the production of about 10 11 new cells daily in a normal adult, and even more in response to hemopoietic stress.
Govaresh\ Vol. 10\ No.1\ Spring 2005 54 Background and Aim Hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia (HAAA) is a variant of aplastic anemia in which aplastic anemia follows an acute attack of hepatitis.