aplastic anemia

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aplastic anemia

A condition in which the bone marrow fails to generate adequate numbers of new red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. It can be caused by a genetic disorder, infection, exposure to radiation or toxic chemicals, or other factors.

a•plas′tic ane′mia

(eɪˈplæs tɪk)

severe anemia due to depressed functioning of the bone marrow, usu. resulting from bone cancer, radiation, or the toxic effects of drugs or chemicals.
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Noun1.aplastic anemia - anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrowaplastic anemia - anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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The 5-year-old boy suffered from Fanconi's anemia, an inherited aplastic anemia that depleted his marrow.
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We are thankful to the FDA for discussing and advising us on our safety studies, which will ensure we deliver a high quality product to patients with aplastic anemia, who currently have no other therapeutic options," said David Koos, Chairman and CEO of Regen BioPharma.
Aplastic anemia was diagnosed, and resolved fourteen days after stopping clopidogrel.
Most people with aplastic anemia live no more than five years, but Sun's doctors said her natural optimism helped her survive while her family, friends and community held marrow donor drives.
The study was conducted in response to the last material question posed by the US Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to Regen with regard to Regen's proposed clinical trial evaluating HemaXellerate in patients with aplastic anemia.
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