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  • aplasia
  • Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) or erythroblastopenia refers to a type of anemia affecting the precursors to red blood cells but not to white blood cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "hereditary pure red cell aplasia" has been used to refer to Diamond-Blackfan anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Some women develop a mild form of aplastic anemia during pregnancy, but it tends to disappear after delivery. (drugs.com)
  • For example, aplastic anemia often is a short-term condition when it develops as a result of certain types of drug exposure, pregnancy, infectious mononucleosis or low-dose radiation. (drugs.com)
  • clinical
  • Thymoglobulin's past positive results in relapsed patients, plus its preferred use in other clinical situations such as kidney transplants, suggested that it might be superior to ATGAM as a first therapy for aplastic anemia. (medindia.net)
  • The personal history of a clinical engineer diagnosed with aplastic anemia. (dmoztools.net)
  • blood cells
  • Anemia is a common blood disorder that affects your red blood cells. (familydoctor.org)
  • The term "anemia" is most often used to mean a condition in which a person's number of red blood cells is too low or their red blood cells do not carry enough hemoglobin (HEE-muh-glow-bin). (conservapedia.com)
  • In aplastic anemia, however, the body must cope with a shortage of all three types of blood cells. (conservapedia.com)
  • Anemia most often describes a condition in which the number of red blood cells is less than normal, resulting in less oxygen carried to the body's cells. (nih.gov)
  • In aplastic anemia, however, normal production of all blood cells slows or stops. (nih.gov)
  • Although production of mature blood cells is seriously impaired in aplastic anemia, the few blood cells that mature and enter the bloodstream are normal. (nih.gov)
  • The term "anemia" usually refers to a condition in which your blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells. (nih.gov)
  • citation needed] More frequently parvovirus B19 is associated with aplastic crisis which involves only the red blood cells ( despite the name). (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • People with mild or moderate aplastic anemia have low blood counts that the doctor will check often. (conservapedia.com)
  • Although the anemia is often normocytic, mild macrocytosis can also be observed in association with stress erythropoiesis and elevated fetal hemoglobin levels. (medscape.com)