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What is aplastic anemia?

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In people with aplastic anemia, the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells, including red blood cells. This can be caused by a host of conditions, from hepatitis, Epstein-Barr, to HIV. It can also be caused by the side effect of a drug, chemotherapy medications, or pregnancy. Medications, blood transfusions, and even a bone marrow transplant may be required to treat aplastic anemia.

From: Types of Blood Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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