Aregenetive Anemia

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Definition

Aregenetive anemia is a type of anemia in which the bone marrow drastically reduces its production of blood cells. It is a rare but serious condition that can be life-threatening.

Diagnosis

Physical examination and bone marrow tests are used to detect the presence of the disease.

Treatment

Treatment for the disease can be done by bone marrow transplant, immunosuppressive therapy and transfusions of platelets and red blood cells.

Symptoms and Signs

The symptoms of the disease include low blood cell count, and weakness. Patients also easily get bruised or bleed, and are prone to bacterial infections due to the insufficient white blood cells that are supposed to protect the body from harm.

Causes

This disease can be a side-effect of certain cancer treatments such as radiation or chemotherapy. Other medications can also trigger the disease; it can, in some cases, be inherited.

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