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Aplastic Anemia

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by Bearden M


You will be asked about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
Your bodily fluids may be tested. This can be done with:
After you are diagnosed with aplastic anemia, you may need additional tests to determine the cause.
You will be referred to a blood disorder specialist, a hematologist, or a special treatment center for further evaluation.


Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute



Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada

The College of Family Physicians of Canada



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