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Aplastic Anemia

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by Bearden M
 

Diagnosis

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.
 

RESOURCES

Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation
http://www.aplastic.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada
http://www.aamac.ca

The College of Family Physicians of Canada
http://www.cfpc.ca

 

References


Ahn M, Choi J, Lee Y, et al. Outcome of adult severe or very severe aplastic anemia treated with immunosuppressive therapy compared with bone marrow transplantation: Multicenter trial. Int J Hematol . 2003;78:133-138.


Aplastic anemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . updated August 21, 2012. Accessed November 7, 2012.


Dokal I. Inherited aplastic anemia. Hematol J .2003; 4:3-9.


Locasciulli A. Acquired aplastic anemia in children: incidence, prognosis, and treatment options. Paediatr Drugs . 2002;4:761-766.


Loughran T Jr, Storb R. Treatment of aplastic anemia. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am . 1990;4:559-575.


Young NS. Acquired aplastic anemia. Ann Intern Med .2002;136:534-546.

 

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