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a·plas·tic

 (ā-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Lacking form.
2. Medicine
a. Unable to form or regenerate tissue.
b. Of or characterized by aplasia.
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aplastic

(eɪˈplæstɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) relating to or characterized by aplasia
2. (Pathology) failing to develop into new tissue; defective in the regeneration of tissue, as of blood cells: aplastic anaemia.
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aplastic

adj aplásico
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However, in patients with hemoglobinopathies, such as sickle cell disease, an aplastic crisis can be triggered.
Complications of HS include cholelithiasis, a consequence of chronic hemolysis; aplastic crisis, most commonly after parvovirus B19 infection; hemolytic crisis during intercurrent infection; and megaloblastic crisis in the presence of folic acid deficiency (1).
(1) Between 30-67% of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) get infected causing transient red cell aplasia (TRCA), otherwise called aplastic crisis. (2) Moreover, HPV B19 is implicated as an etiological factor for complications escorting TRCA in patients with SCD.
Infection with HPVB19 is known to cause several clinical manifestations, such as erythema infectiosum (fifth disease), transient aplastic crisis, pure red cell aplasia, nonimmune hydrops fetalis, glomerulopathy, and anemia in end-stage renal disease [1, 2].
Vasoocclusive crisis was present in 53% of which abdominal pain was common manifestation, hemolytic crisis was present in 4%, Acute splenic sequestration seen in 5%, it was associated with sudden fall in hemoglobin with increase in spleen size, Aplastic crisis was seen in 1%.
The HPV B19 induced aplastic crisis can unmask several hereditary hematological disorders that have been normally compensated.
Among patients with sickle cell disease and acute anemia, fewer than expected had acute chest syndrome, aplastic crisis, or splenic sequestration, although these still accounted for the majority.
The literature of PV-B19 infection with a growing number of publications has reported its association with erythema infectiosum in children, transient aplastic crisis in persons with high red cell turnover, chronic pure red cell (PRC) aplasia in primary or secondary immunocompromised patients, hydrops fetalis with infection during pregnancy, and arthropathy, mostly in females.