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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Owen has Fanconi's anaemia - a rare condition which is life-limiting and has no cure.
There are many diseases for which such founder mutations have been described in the Afrikaner population, including porphyria variegata, familial hypercholesterolaemia, Fanconi's anaemia, Gaucher disease and autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease.
In the year 1989, the first umbilical cord blood transplant (UCBT ) was performed to treat a child with Fanconi's anaemia.
The recipient was five-year-old Matthew Farrow, who was diagnosed with Fanconi's anaemia, a rare and deadly genetic form of anaemia, which can lead to bone-marrow failure or cancer.
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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