Fanconi's anaemia


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Noun1.Fanconi's anaemia - a rare congenital anemia characterized by pancytopenia and hypoplasia of the bone marrow
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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The clinical and radiological features of Fanconi's anaemia. Clin Radiol 2000;55(5):340-345.
Owen has Fanconi's anaemia - a rare condition which is life-limiting and has no cure.
In the year 1989, the first umbilical cord blood transplant (UCBT ) was performed to treat a child with Fanconi's anaemia.2 Since then, UCBT has cured children with haematological malignancies, solid tumors and bone marrow failure syndromes.Its role in the paediatric population has been well established in several reports.3,4 In adults, several retrospective studies have shown comparable survival to traditional stem cell sources.
Caitlin suffers from a rare and life-threatening condition called Fanconi's Anaemia which prevents the bone marrow from producing blood cells normally.

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