hypoplastic anemia

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Related to hypoplastic anemia: aplastic anemia, Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
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Noun1.hypoplastic anemia - anemia resulting from inadequately functioning bone marrow; can develop into aplastic anemia
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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Holt and Smith (1969) (17) observed 3 cases of retinal hemorrhages out of 7 cases of hypoplastic anemia.
Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare congenital hypoplastic anemia characterized by severe normochromic-macrocytic anemia, reticulocytopenia, a decrease in the number or absence of bone marrow erythroid precursor cells, and normal megakaryocytic and granulocytic differentiation (1-4).
Aplastic anemia, also known as hypoplastic anemia, produces a decline in blood cell production due to bone marrow depression.