Anemia: A reduction in the number of circulating ERYTHROCYTES or in the quantity of HEMOGLOBIN.Anemia, Aplastic: A form of anemia in which the bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements.Anemia, Hemolytic: A condition of inadequate circulating red blood cells (ANEMIA) or insufficient HEMOGLOBIN due to premature destruction of red blood cells (ERYTHROCYTES).Fanconi Anemia: Congenital disorder affecting all bone marrow elements, resulting in ANEMIA; LEUKOPENIA; and THROMBOPENIA, and associated with cardiac, renal, and limb malformations as well as dermal pigmentary changes. Spontaneous CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE is a feature of this disease along with predisposition to LEUKEMIA. There are at least 7 complementation groups in Fanconi anemia: FANCA, FANCB, FANCC, FANCD1, FANCD2, FANCE, FANCF, FANCG, and FANCL. (from Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=227650, August 20, 2004)Anemia, Hemolytic, Autoimmune: Acquired hemolytic anemia due to the presence of AUTOANTIBODIES which agglutinate or lyse the patient's own RED BLOOD CELLS.Anemia, Hypochromic: Anemia characterized by a decrease in the ratio of the weight of hemoglobin to the volume of the erythrocyte, i.e., the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration is less than normal. The individual cells contain less hemoglobin than they could have under optimal conditions. Hypochromic anemia may be caused by iron deficiency from a low iron intake, diminished iron absorption, or excessive iron loss. It can also be caused by infections or other diseases, therapeutic drugs, lead poisoning, and other conditions. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Miale, Laboratory Medicine: Hematology, 6th ed, p393)Anemia, Macrocytic: Anemia characterized by larger than normal erythrocytes, increased mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and increased mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH).Anemia, Pernicious: A megaloblastic anemia occurring in children but more commonly in later life, characterized by histamine-fast achlorhydria, in which the laboratory and clinical manifestations are based on malabsorption of vitamin B 12 due to a failure of the gastric mucosa to secrete adequate and potent intrinsic factor. (Dorland, 27th ed)Anemia, Sickle Cell: A disease characterized by chronic hemolytic anemia, episodic painful crises, and pathologic involvement of many organs. It is the clinical expression of homozygosity for hemoglobin S.Anemia, Sideroblastic: Anemia characterized by the presence of erythroblasts containing excessive deposits of iron in the marrow.Anemia, Megaloblastic: A disorder characterized by the presence of ANEMIA, abnormally large red blood cells (megalocytes or macrocytes), and MEGALOBLASTS.Orchidaceae: A plant family of the order Orchidales, subclass Liliidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). All orchids have the same bilaterally symmetrical flower structure, with three sepals, but the flowers vary greatly in color and shape.Hemoglobins: The oxygen-carrying proteins of ERYTHROCYTES. They are found in all vertebrates and some invertebrates. The number of globin subunits in the hemoglobin quaternary structure differs between species. Structures range from monomeric to a variety of multimeric arrangements.Anemia, Refractory: A severe sometimes chronic anemia, usually macrocytic in type, that does not respond to ordinary antianemic therapy.Chromosomes, Artificial, Yeast: Chromosomes in which fragments of exogenous DNA ranging in length up to several hundred kilobase pairs have been cloned into yeast through ligation to vector sequences. These artificial chromosomes are used extensively in molecular biology for the construction of comprehensive genomic libraries of higher organisms.Equine Infectious Anemia: Viral disease of horses caused by the equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV; INFECTIOUS ANEMIA VIRUS, EQUINE). It is characterized by intermittent fever, weakness, and anemia. Chronic infection consists of acute episodes with remissions.Erythropoietin: Glycoprotein hormone, secreted chiefly by the KIDNEY in the adult and the LIVER in the FETUS, that acts on erythroid stem cells of the BONE MARROW to stimulate proliferation and differentiation.Chicken anemia virus: The type species of GYROVIRUS, a small, non-enveloped DNA virus originally isolated from contaminated vaccines in Japan. It causes chicken infectious anemia and may possibly play a key role in hemorrhagic anemia syndrome, anemia dermatitis, and blue wing disease.Anemia, Dyserythropoietic, Congenital: A familial disorder characterized by ANEMIA with multinuclear ERYTHROBLASTS, karyorrhexis, asynchrony of nuclear and cytoplasmic maturation, and various nuclear abnormalities of bone marrow erythrocyte precursors (ERYTHROID PRECURSOR CELLS). Type II is the most common of the 3 types; it is often referred to as HEMPAS, based on the Hereditary Erythroblast Multinuclearity with Positive Acidified Serum test.Anemia, Diamond-Blackfan: A rare congenital hypoplastic anemia that usually presents early in infancy. The disease is characterized by a moderate to severe macrocytic anemia, occasional neutropenia or thrombocytosis, a normocellular bone marrow with erythroid hypoplasia, and an increased risk of developing leukemia. (Curr Opin Hematol 2000 Mar;7(2):85-94)Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group Proteins: A diverse group of proteins whose genetic MUTATIONS have been associated with the chromosomal instability syndrome FANCONI ANEMIA. Many of these proteins play important roles in protecting CELLS against OXIDATIVE STRESS.Iron: A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a blood disease (HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES) which involves BLOOD CELLS or COAGULATION FACTORS. The hematologic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.Anemia, Neonatal: The mildest form of erythroblastosis fetalis in which anemia is the chief manifestation.Hematinics: Agents which improve the quality of the blood, increasing the hemoglobin level and the number of erythrocytes. They are used in the treatment of anemias.Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: Chronic refractory anemia with granulocytopenia, and/or thrombocytopenia. Myeloblasts and progranulocytes constitute 5 to 40 percent of the nucleated marrow cells.Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group C Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that regulates the activities of CYTOCHROME P450 REDUCTASE and GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFERASE. It is found predominately in the CYTOPLASM, but moves to the CELL NUCLEUS in response to FANCE PROTEIN.Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group D2 Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that undergoes mono-ubiquitination by FANCL PROTEIN in response to DNA DAMAGE. Also, in response to IONIZING RADIATION it can undergo PHOSPHORYLATION by ataxia telangiectasia mutated protein. Modified FANCD2 interacts with BRCA2 PROTEIN in a stable complex with CHROMATIN, and it is involved in DNA REPAIR by homologous RECOMBINATION.Mupirocin: A topically used antibiotic from a strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. It has shown excellent activity against gram-positive staphylococci and streptococci. The antibiotic is used primarily for the treatment of primary and secondary skin disorders, nasal infections, and wound healing.Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group A Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that is the most commonly mutated protein in FANCONI ANEMIA. It undergoes PHOSPHORYLATION by PROTEIN KINASE B and forms a complex with FANCC PROTEIN in the CELL NUCLEUS.Erythropoiesis: The production of red blood cells (ERYTHROCYTES). In humans, erythrocytes are produced by the YOLK SAC in the first trimester; by the liver in the second trimester; by the BONE MARROW in the third trimester and after birth. In normal individuals, the erythrocyte count in the peripheral blood remains relatively constant implying a balance between the rate of erythrocyte production and rate of destruction.Chromosomes, Bacterial: Structures within the nucleus of bacterial cells consisting of or containing DNA, which carry genetic information essential to the cell.Pallor: A clinical manifestation consisting of an unnatural paleness of the skin.Erythrocyte Count: The number of RED BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in a sample of venous BLOOD.Erythrocyte Indices: ERYTHROCYTE size and HEMOGLOBIN content or concentration, usually derived from ERYTHROCYTE COUNT; BLOOD hemoglobin concentration; and HEMATOCRIT. The indices include the mean corpuscular volume (MCV), the mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC).Hemoglobinometry: Measurement of hemoglobin concentration in blood.Blood Transfusion: The introduction of whole blood or blood component directly into the blood stream. (Dorland, 27th ed)Erythrocytes: Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group G Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that undergoes PHOSPHORYLATION by CDC2 PROTEIN KINASE during MITOSIS. It forms a complex with other FANCONI ANEMIA PROTEINS and helps protect CELLS from DNA DAMAGE by genotoxic agents.Coombs Test: A test to detect non-agglutinating ANTIBODIES against ERYTHROCYTES by use of anti-antibodies (the Coombs' reagent.) The direct test is applied to freshly drawn blood to detect antibody bound to circulating red cells. The indirect test is applied to serum to detect the presence of antibodies that can bind to red blood cells.Reticulocyte Count: The number of RETICULOCYTES per unit volume of BLOOD. The values are expressed as a percentage of the ERYTHROCYTE COUNT or in the form of an index ("corrected reticulocyte index"), which attempts to account for the number of circulating erythrocytes.Iron, Dietary: Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.Iron Compounds: Organic and inorganic compounds that contain iron as an integral part of the molecule.Hepcidins: Forms of hepcidin, a cationic amphipathic peptide synthesized in the liver as a prepropeptide which is first processed into prohepcidin and then into the biologically active hepcidin forms, including in human the 20-, 22-, and 25-amino acid residue peptide forms. Hepcidin acts as a homeostatic regulators of iron metabolism and also possesses antimicrobial activity.Erythrocytes, Abnormal: Oxygen-carrying RED BLOOD CELLS in mammalian blood that are abnormal in structure or function.Erythrocyte Transfusion: The transfer of erythrocytes from a donor to a recipient or reinfusion to the donor.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Vitamin B 12 Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN B 12 in the diet, characterized by megaloblastic anemia. Since vitamin B 12 is not present in plants, humans have obtained their supply from animal products, from multivitamin supplements in the form of pills, and as additives to food preparations. A wide variety of neuropsychiatric abnormalities is also seen in vitamin B 12 deficiency and appears to be due to an undefined defect involving myelin synthesis. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p848)Erythrocyte Aging: The senescence of RED BLOOD CELLS. Lacking the organelles that make protein synthesis possible, the mature erythrocyte is incapable of self-repair, reproduction, and carrying out certain functions performed by other cells. This limits the average life span of an erythrocyte to 120 days.Bone Marrow: The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.beta-Thalassemia: A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the beta chains of hemoglobin. There is retardation of hemoglobin A synthesis in the heterozygous form (thalassemia minor), which is asymptomatic, while in the homozygous form (thalassemia major, Cooley's anemia, Mediterranean anemia, erythroblastic anemia), which can result in severe complications and even death, hemoglobin A synthesis is absent.Isavirus: A genus in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE containing one species: Infectious salmon anemia virus.Pancytopenia: Deficiency of all three cell elements of the blood, erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets.Thalassemia: A group of hereditary hemolytic anemias in which there is decreased synthesis of one or more hemoglobin polypeptide chains. There are several genetic types with clinical pictures ranging from barely detectable hematologic abnormality to severe and fatal anemia.Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group F Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein. It is an essential component of a nuclear core complex that protects the GENOME against CHROMOSOMAL INSTABILITY. It interacts directly with FANCG PROTEIN and helps stabilize a complex with FANCA PROTEIN and FANCC PROTEIN.Phenylhydrazines: Diazo derivatives of aniline, used as a reagent for sugars, ketones, and aldehydes. (Dorland, 28th ed)Fanconi Anemia Complementation Group E Protein: A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that interacts with FANCC PROTEIN and FANCD2 PROTEIN. It promotes the accumulation of FANCC protein in the CELL NUCLEUS.Fetal Hemoglobin: The major component of hemoglobin in the fetus. This HEMOGLOBIN has two alpha and two gamma polypeptide subunits in comparison to normal adult hemoglobin, which has two alpha and two beta polypeptide subunits. Fetal hemoglobin concentrations can be elevated (usually above 0.5%) in children and adults affected by LEUKEMIA and several types of ANEMIA.Malaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Blood Cell Count: The number of LEUKOCYTES and ERYTHROCYTES per unit volume in a sample of venous BLOOD. A complete blood count (CBC) also includes measurement of the HEMOGLOBIN; HEMATOCRIT; and ERYTHROCYTE INDICES.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Folic Acid Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of FOLIC ACID in the diet. Many plant and animal tissues contain folic acid, abundant in green leafy vegetables, yeast, liver, and mushrooms but destroyed by long-term cooking. Alcohol interferes with its intermediate metabolism and absorption. Folic acid deficiency may develop in long-term anticonvulsant therapy or with use of oral contraceptives. This deficiency causes anemia, macrocytic anemia, and megaloblastic anemia. It is indistinguishable from vitamin B 12 deficiency in peripheral blood and bone marrow findings, but the neurologic lesions seen in B 12 deficiency do not occur. (Merck Manual, 16th ed)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Vitamin B 12: A cobalt-containing coordination compound produced by intestinal micro-organisms and found also in soil and water. Higher plants do not concentrate vitamin B 12 from the soil and so are a poor source of the substance as compared with animal tissues. INTRINSIC FACTOR is important for the assimilation of vitamin B 12.Horses: Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.Splenomegaly: Enlargement of the spleen.Erythroblasts: Immature, nucleated ERYTHROCYTES occupying the stage of ERYTHROPOIESIS that follows formation of ERYTHROID PRECURSOR CELLS and precedes formation of RETICULOCYTES. The normal series is called normoblasts. Cells called MEGALOBLASTS are a pathologic series of erythroblasts.Osmotic Fragility: RED BLOOD CELL sensitivity to change in OSMOTIC PRESSURE. When exposed to a hypotonic concentration of sodium in a solution, red cells take in more water, swell until the capacity of the cell membrane is exceeded, and burst.Reticulocytes: Immature ERYTHROCYTES. In humans, these are ERYTHROID CELLS that have just undergone extrusion of their CELL NUCLEUS. They still contain some organelles that gradually decrease in number as the cells mature. RIBOSOMES are last to disappear. Certain staining techniques cause components of the ribosomes to precipitate into characteristic "reticulum" (not the same as the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM), hence the name reticulocytes.Antilymphocyte Serum: Serum containing GAMMA-GLOBULINS which are antibodies for lymphocyte ANTIGENS. It is used both as a test for HISTOCOMPATIBILITY and therapeutically in TRANSPLANTATION.Parasitemia: The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Ferrous Compounds: Inorganic or organic compounds that contain divalent iron.Recombinant Proteins: Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.Iron Overload: An excessive accumulation of iron in the body due to a greater than normal absorption of iron from the gastrointestinal tract or from parenteral injection. This may arise from idiopathic hemochromatosis, excessive iron intake, chronic alcoholism, certain types of refractory anemia, or transfusional hemosiderosis. (From Churchill's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 1989)Kidney Failure, Chronic: The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.Mitomycin: An antineoplastic antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus. It is one of the bi- or tri-functional ALKYLATING AGENTS causing cross-linking of DNA and inhibition of DNA synthesis.Heinz Bodies: Abnormal intracellular inclusions, composed of denatured hemoglobin, found on the membrane of red blood cells. They are seen in thalassemias, enzymopathies, hemoglobinopathies, and after splenectomy.Nervous System Diseases: Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.Receptors, Transferrin: Membrane glycoproteins found in high concentrations on iron-utilizing cells. They specifically bind iron-bearing transferrin, are endocytosed with its ligand and then returned to the cell surface where transferrin without its iron is released.Hemoglobinopathies: A group of inherited disorders characterized by structural alterations within the hemoglobin molecule.Thrombocytopenia: A subnormal level of BLOOD PLATELETS.Hemoglobin, Sickle: An abnormal hemoglobin resulting from the substitution of valine for glutamic acid at position 6 of the beta chain of the globin moiety. The heterozygous state results in sickle cell trait, the homozygous in sickle cell anemia.Malaria, Falciparum: Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.Intrinsic Factor: A glycoprotein secreted by the cells of the GASTRIC GLANDS that is required for the absorption of VITAMIN B 12 (cyanocobalamin). Deficiency of intrinsic factor leads to VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY and ANEMIA, PERNICIOUS.alpha-Thalassemia: A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the alpha chains of hemoglobin. The severity of this condition can vary from mild anemia to death, depending on the number of genes deleted.Spherocytosis, Hereditary: A group of familial congenital hemolytic anemias characterized by numerous abnormally shaped erythrocytes which are generally spheroidal. The erythrocytes have increased osmotic fragility and are abnormally permeable to sodium ions.Rh Isoimmunization: The process by which fetal Rh+ erythrocytes enter the circulation of an Rh- mother, causing her to produce IMMUNOGLOBULIN G antibodies, which can cross the placenta and destroy the erythrocytes of Rh+ fetuses. Rh isoimmunization can also be caused by BLOOD TRANSFUSION with mismatched blood.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides: Small cationic peptides that are an important component, in most species, of early innate and induced defenses against invading microbes. In animals they are found on mucosal surfaces, within phagocytic granules, and on the surface of the body. They are also found in insects and plants. Among others, this group includes the DEFENSINS, protegrins, tachyplesins, and thionins. They displace DIVALENT CATIONS from phosphate groups of MEMBRANE LIPIDS leading to disruption of the membrane.Hemolysis: The destruction of ERYTHROCYTES by many different causal agents such as antibodies, bacteria, chemicals, temperature, and changes in tonicity.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Erythroid Precursor Cells: The cells in the erythroid series derived from MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS or from the bi-potential MEGAKARYOCYTE-ERYTHROID PROGENITOR CELLS which eventually give rise to mature RED BLOOD CELLS. The erythroid progenitor cells develop in two phases: erythroid burst-forming units (BFU-E) followed by erythroid colony-forming units (CFU-E); BFU-E differentiate into CFU-E on stimulation by ERYTHROPOIETIN, and then further differentiate into ERYTHROBLASTS when stimulated by other factors.Pregnancy Complications, Parasitic: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and parasitic diseases. The parasitic infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.Antisickling Agents: Agents used to prevent or reverse the pathological events leading to sickling of erythrocytes in sickle cell conditions.Parvovirus B19, Human: The type species of ERYTHROVIRUS and the etiological agent of ERYTHEMA INFECTIOSUM, a disease most commonly seen in school-age children.Folic Acid: A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.Pica: The persistent eating of nonnutritive substances for a period of at least one month. (DSM-IV)Nutritional Status: State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.Hemoglobins, Abnormal: Hemoglobins characterized by structural alterations within the molecule. The alteration can be either absence, addition or substitution of one or more amino acids in the globin part of the molecule at selected positions in the polypeptide chains.Parvoviridae Infections: Virus infections caused by the PARVOVIRIDAE.Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal: A condition characterized by the recurrence of HEMOGLOBINURIA caused by intravascular HEMOLYSIS. In cases occurring upon cold exposure (paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria), usually after infections, there is a circulating antibody which is also a cold hemolysin. In cases occurring during or after sleep (paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria), the clonal hematopoietic stem cells exhibit a global deficiency of cell membrane proteins.Malnutrition: An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Splenectomy: Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A disease-producing enzyme deficiency subject to many variants, some of which cause a deficiency of GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE activity in erythrocytes, leading to hemolytic anemia.Hematologic Diseases: Disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues.Transferrin: An iron-binding beta1-globulin that is synthesized in the LIVER and secreted into the blood. It plays a central role in the transport of IRON throughout the circulation. A variety of transferrin isoforms exist in humans, including some that are considered markers for specific disease states.Reticulocytosis: An increase in circulating RETICULOCYTES, which is among the simplest and most reliable signs of accelerated ERYTHROCYTE production. Reticulocytosis occurs during active BLOOD regeneration (stimulation of red bone marrow) and in certain types of ANEMIA, particularly CONGENITAL HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA.Renal Dialysis: Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Bone Marrow DiseasesHematologic Tests: Tests used in the analysis of the hemic system.Sickle Cell Trait: The condition of being heterozygous for hemoglobin S.Salmo salar: A commercially important species of SALMON in the family SALMONIDAE, order SALMONIFORMES, which occurs in the North Atlantic.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Blood Transfusion, Intrauterine: In utero transfusion of BLOOD into the FETUS for the treatment of FETAL DISEASES, such as fetal erythroblastosis (ERYTHROBLASTOSIS, FETAL).Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.5-Aminolevulinate Synthetase: An enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes condensation of the succinyl group from succinyl coenzyme A with glycine to form delta-aminolevulinate. It is a pyridoxyal phosphate protein and the reaction occurs in mitochondria as the first step of the heme biosynthetic pathway. The enzyme is a key regulatory enzyme in heme biosynthesis. In liver feedback is inhibited by heme. EC 2.3.1.37.Dietary Supplements: Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.Thrombocytosis: Increased numbers of platelets in the peripheral blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)Oxymetholone: A synthetic hormone with anabolic and androgenic properties. It is used mainly in the treatment of anemias. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002), this compound may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Hemoglobin E: An abnormal hemoglobin that results from the substitution of lysine for glutamic acid at position 26 of the beta chain. It is most frequently observed in southeast Asian populations.Red-Cell Aplasia, Pure: Suppression of erythropoiesis with little or no abnormality of leukocyte or platelet production.Mestranol: The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.Hematopoiesis: The development and formation of various types of BLOOD CELLS. Hematopoiesis can take place in the BONE MARROW (medullary) or outside the bone marrow (HEMATOPOIESIS, EXTRAMEDULLARY).Bone Marrow Transplantation: The transference of BONE MARROW from one human or animal to another for a variety of purposes including HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION or MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.Erythroblastosis, Fetal: A condition characterized by the abnormal presence of ERYTHROBLASTS in the circulation of the FETUS or NEWBORNS. It is a disorder due to BLOOD GROUP INCOMPATIBILITY, such as the maternal alloimmunization by fetal antigen RH FACTORS leading to HEMOLYSIS of ERYTHROCYTES, hemolytic anemia (ANEMIA, HEMOLYTIC), general edema (HYDROPS FETALIS), and SEVERE JAUNDICE IN NEWBORN.Protoporphyrins: Porphyrins with four methyl, two vinyl, and two propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Protoporphyrin IX occurs in hemoglobin, myoglobin, and most of the cytochromes.Kidney Diseases: Pathological processes of the KIDNEY or its component tissues.Immunosuppressive Agents: Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.Iron Isotopes: Stable iron atoms that have the same atomic number as the element iron, but differ in atomic weight. Fe-54, 57, and 58 are stable iron isotopes.Drug Administration Schedule: Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.Food, Fortified: Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the food normally. Fortified food includes also food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Bone Marrow Examination: Removal of bone marrow and evaluation of its histologic picture.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.Meningism: A condition characterized by neck stiffness, headache, and other symptoms suggestive of meningeal irritation, but without actual inflammation of the meninges (MENINGITIS). Spinal fluid pressure may be elevated but spinal fluid is normal. (DeJong, The Neurologic Examination, 4th ed, p673)

Monocyte-mediated antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity: a clinical test of monocyte function. (1/995)

The lack of a simple, rapid, and quantitative test of the functional activity of the monocyte has hampered studies of the contribution of this cell type to host defense and human disease. This report describes an assay of antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity, which depends exclusively upon the monocyte as the effector cell and therefore provides a convenient test of monocyte function. In this system, mononuclear leukocytes (MNL) obtained by Ficoll-Hypaque separation of whole blood are cytotoxic for 51Cr-labeled human erythrocyte targets coated with anti-blood group antibody. Removal of phagocytic monocytes from the MNL by iron ingestion, followed by exposure to a magnetic field, completely abolishes all cytotoxic activity from the remaining MNL population. Similarly, in severely mono-cytopenic patients with aplastic anemia, cytotoxic effector activity is absent. In normals and less severely monocytopenic aplastic anemia patients, cytotoxicity correlates significantly (p less than 0.001) with monocyte number. Application of this monocyte-mediated antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity assay to the study of patients with the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome has revealed defective monocyte cytotoxic activity in spite of normal monocyte numbers, suggesting that this test may be useful for the assessment of monocyte function in a variety of clinical situations.  (+info)

Thymic selection by a single MHC/peptide ligand: autoreactive T cells are low-affinity cells. (2/995)

In H2-M- mice, the presence of a single peptide, CLIP, bound to MHC class II molecules generates a diverse repertoire of CD4+ cells. In these mice, typical self-peptides are not bound to class II molecules, with the result that a very high proportion of H2-M- CD4+ cells are responsive to the various peptides displayed on normal MHC-compatible APC. We show here, however, that such "self" reactivity is controlled by low-affinity CD4+ cells. These cells give spectacularly high proliferative responses but are virtually unreactive in certain other assays, e.g., skin graft rejection; responses to MHC alloantigens, by contrast, are intense in all assays. Possible explanations for why thymic selection directed to a single peptide curtails self specificity without affecting alloreactivity are discussed.  (+info)

Rapid autologous marrow recovery and eradication of infectious mononucleosis despite severe immunosuppression following second transplantation for aplastic anemia. (3/995)

A patient with aplastic anemia failed to respond to immunosuppressive therapy and first marrow transplantation (BMT). Recovery of autologous hematopoiesis was rapid following a second stem cell transplant with a non-myeloablative preparatory regimen. The autologous immune response to infectious mononucleosis (IM) 4 weeks post-transplant was normal despite recent and ongoing severe immunosuppression.  (+info)

Fungal prophylaxis by reduction of fungal colonization by oral administration of bovine anti-Candida antibodies in bone marrow transplant recipients. (4/995)

Candida overgrowth and invasion constitute a serious threat with a high mortality in BMT recipients. Currently available topical antifungal prophylaxis is largely ineffective, and as resistance to existing, absorbable drugs for systemic use is rapidly developing, new forms of therapy are needed. We investigated the effect of oral treatment of BMT recipients with a bovine immunoglobulin product derived from animals immunized against several Candida species. The natural Candida colonization was first followed in 19 patients to establish the colonization pattern. Half of the patients were found to be colonized prior to transplantation and altogether 72% were colonized at some point during follow-up. Those with a high pre-transplant concentration of Candida in saliva (>100 CFU/ml) remained colonized throughout the BMT treatment period. The therapeutic effect was monitored in two other patient groups. The first group consisted of nine patients, where, due to a low number of primary colonized patients, response in colonized patients was suggestive of a therapeutic effect. In the second group, 10 patients with a high level of colonization (>100 CFU/ml) were given 10 g daily of the product in three divided doses. The results suggest a treatment-related reduction in Candida colonization in a majority (7/10) of patients and one patient became completely negative. As no adverse effects were noted, our findings encourage additional studies in immunocompromised, transplant patients.  (+info)

Correction of bone marrow failure in dyskeratosis congenita by bone marrow transplantation. (5/995)

Dyskeratosis congenita is recognized by its dermal lesions and constitutional aplastic anemia in some cases. We report successful allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in two siblings with this disease from their sister, and their long term follow-up. We used reduced doses of cyclophosphamide and busulfan for conditioning instead of total body irradiation. Also, we report late adverse effects of transplantation which are not distinguishable from the natural course of disease.  (+info)

Prospective randomized multicenter study comparing cyclosporin alone versus the combination of antithymocyte globulin and cyclosporin for treatment of patients with nonsevere aplastic anemia: a report from the European Blood and Marrow Transplant (EBMT) Severe Aplastic Anaemia Working Party. (6/995)

We report the results of the first prospective randomized multicenter study of immunosuppressive treatment in patients with previously untreated nonsevere aplastic anemia (AA) as defined by a neutrophil count of at least 0.5 x 10(9)/L and transfusion dependence. Patients were randomized to receive cyclosporin (CSA) alone or the combination of horse antithymocyte globulin ([ATG] Lymphoglobuline; Merieux, Lyon, France) and CSA. The endpoint of the study was the hematologic response at 6 months. One hundred fifteen patients were randomized and assessable with a median follow-up period of 36 months; 61 received CSA and 54 ATG and CSA. In the CSA group, the percentage of complete and partial responders was 23% and 23%, respectively, for an overall response rate of 46%. A significantly higher overall response rate of 74% was found in the ATG and CSA group, with 57% complete and 17% partial responders (P =. 02). Compared with CSA alone, the combination of ATG and CSA resulted in a significantly higher median hemoglobin level and platelet count at 6 months. Fewer patients required a second course of treatment before 6 months due to a nonresponse. In the CSA group, 15 of 61 (25%) patients required a course of ATG before 6 months because of disease progression, compared with only 3 of 54 (6%) in the ATG and CSA group. The survival probabilities for the two groups were comparable, 93% (CSA group) and 91% (ATG and CSA group), but at 180 days, the prevalence of patients surviving free of transfusions, which excluded patients requiring second treatment because of nonresponse, death, disease progression, or relapse, was 67% in the CSA group and 90% in the ATG and CSA group (P =.001). We conclude that the combination of ATG and CSA is superior to CSA alone in terms of the hematologic response, the quality of response, and early mortality, and a second course of immunosuppression is less frequently required.  (+info)

Bone marrow transplantation for severe aplastic anemia: the Barcelona Hospital Clinic experience. (7/995)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The outcome of patients with severe aplastic anemia (SAA) has improved considerably over the last decades. Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is the treatment of choice in young patients who have an HLA-identical sibling donor. This study analyzes the outcome and factors related to survival in patients with SAA receiving BMT in our institution. DESIGN AND METHODS: Between March 1978 and December 1996, 49 consecutive patients received an HLA-identical sibling marrow transplant for SAA. Median age was 21 years (range, 4 to 47) and 15 (31%) were women. Median interval from diagnosis to transplant was 2.6 months (range, 0.5 to 159). Between 1978 and 1982 all patients were conditioned with cyclophosphamide (CY) alone and received methotrexate (MTX) until day 102 as graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) prophylaxis. From 1983 most patients received CY and thoraco-abdominal irradiation (TAI) as the conditioning regimen and cyclosporin A (CSA) as GvHD prophylaxis. RESULTS: Survival probability at 10 years was 55 +/- 7% with a median follow-up for the surviving patients of 8.5 years. The incidences of graft failure, grade II to IV acute GvHD, and chronic GvHD were 21%, 39.5% and 31%, respectively. In multivariate analysis three factors adversely influenced survival: a) age > or = 30 years (p = 0.05); b) > or = 10 transfusion units pre-BMT (p = 0.008); and c) use of long course MTX for GvHD prophylaxis (p = 0.01). One case of squamous-cell carcinoma occurred in a TAI-treated patient 13 years post-transplantation. INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSIONS: BMT is effective in young patients with SAA who have an HLA-identical sibling donor, particularly if minimally transfused pre-transplant. The introduction of TAI and CSA to our preparative regimen has led to a remarkably increased survival.  (+info)

Fusarium infections in patients with severe aplastic anemia: review and implications for management. (8/995)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The prognosis of severe fungal infections, such as fusarium infections, in patients with aplastic anemia is directly related to the recovery of bone marrow functions. In this study, in vitro anti-Fusarium activity of granulocytes was investigated, the case of disseminated infection in a child with very severe aplastic anemia is reported, and implications for management of such infective complications are discussed. DESIGN AND METHODS: The in vitro efficiency of PMNL from three untreated, normal blood donors and from two G-CSF-treated WBC donors in contrasting the growth of the Fusarium sp strain isolated from the patient we present was measured by a 3H-glucose uptake inhibition assay and confirmed by microscopic examination. RESULTS: Basic growth inhibitory activity of unstimulated PMNL on Fusarium cells was significantly enhanced in the presence of GM-CSF in all three blood donors tested. In one of the two G-CSF-treated donors, in vitro efficiency of PMNL in contrasting the growth of the fungus increased notably after G-CSF treatment. We report the case of a 3-year-old girl with very severe aplastic anemia unresponsive to conventional immunosuppressant therapy who developed a disseminated fusarium infection. The child initially responded to liposomal amphotericin B and granulocyte transfusions from G-CSF stimulated donors. Subsequently she was given a cord blood stem cell transplantation but died of disseminated infection. INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSIONS: Including the present case, there are only ten reports of invasive infections caused by the genus Fusarium in aplastic anemia patients and only two of the patients survived. In vitro data seem to suggest that in vivo treatment with rh-G-CSF could have a stimulatory effect on the anti-Fusarium activity of neutrophils. Despite the efficacy of granulocyte transfusions by G-CSF-stimulated donors in the temporary control of fusarium infection, treatment of the underlying hematologic disease is required to cure the infection in patients with severe aplastic anemia. Granulocyte transfusions by G-CSF-stimulated donors while awaiting bone marrow recovery following the blood stem cell transplant should be considered.  (+info)

*Aplastic anemia

Mayo Clinic MedlinePlus Encyclopedia 000554-Idiopathic aplastic anemia The Aplastic Anaemia Trust. ... but in aplastic anemia, these cells are mostly gone and replaced by fat. First line treatment for aplastic anemia consists of ... Aplastic anemia involves all different cell lines. In some animals, aplastic anemia may have other causes. For example, in the ... Aplastic Anemia. ScholarlyEditions. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-4816-5068-7. Aplastic anemia (AA) is a rare bone marrow failure disorder ...

*DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Blood Disorders: Anemia: Aplastic

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Fighting aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and other bone marrow ... Ilir's Progress with Aplastic Anemia The personal history of a clinical engineer diagnosed with aplastic anemia. ...

*Dapsone

Abnormalities in white blood cell formation, including aplastic anemia, are rare, yet are the cause of the majority of deaths ... Meyerson MA, Cohen PR (1994). "Dapsone-induced aplastic anemia in a woman with bullous systemic lupus erythematosus". Mayo Clin ... Foucauld J, Uphouse W, Berenberg J (1985). "Dapsone and aplastic anemia". Ann. Intern. Med. 102 (1): 139. doi:10.7326/0003-4819 ... Dapsone had been reported in a few cases to effectively treat acne, but the risk of hemolytic anemia kept it from being widely ...

*Shwachman-Diamond syndrome

Inherited Aplastic Anemia Syndromes". In John P. Greer; Daniel A. Arber; Bertil Glader; Alan F. List; Robert T. Means Jr.; ... Anemia (low red blood cell counts) and thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts) may also occur. Bone marrow is typically ... However, unusual and combinations of tissues and organs are also affected in Diamond-Blackfan anemia, X-linked dyskeratosis ...

*Pure red cell aplasia

Aplastic anemia (aplasia affecting other bone marrow cells as well) Kaznelson P (1922). "Zur Entstehung der Blutplättchen". ... Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) or erythroblastopenia refers to a type of anemia affecting the precursors to red blood cells but ... The term "hereditary pure red cell aplasia" has been used to refer to Diamond-Blackfan anemia. PRCA is considered an autoimmune ... It has also been shown to respond to treatments with Rituximab and Tacrolimus.[citation needed] Diamond-Blackfan anemia ( ...

*Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Expertscape ranks its programs in aplastic anemia and multiple myeloma as best in the world. It has been also ranked the fourth ... "Expertscape: Aplastic Anemia, December 2013". expertscape.com. December 2013. Retrieved 2015-08-17. "Expertscape: Multiple ...

*Neal S. Young

... residing among patients with aplastic anemia. This work demonstrated an inherited pattern for apparently acquired aplastic ... Aplastic Anemia, Acquired and Inherited. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1994. Young, Neal S., ed. Viruses As Agents of Haematological ... He is primarily known for work in the pathophysiology and treatment of aplastic anemia, and is also known for his contributions ... Neal S. Young, Alan S. Levine, and R. Keith Humphries, eds.Aplastic Anemia: Stem Cell Biology and Advances in Treatment : ...

*Sunao Tsuboi

He developed aplastic anaemia. He received many blood transfusions and was hospitalized eleven times. Three times his condition ... He receives intravenous transfusions for anemia every two weeks. Tsuboi became a teacher as the hours were not so demanding and ...

*Flucytosine

... anemia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, or even rarely agranulocytosis) may occur. Aplastic anemia has also been seen. Bone marrow ...

*Anti-lymphocyte globulin

It has also been used in the treatment of aplastic anemia. It is less commonly used than the similar anti-thymocyte globulin ( ... The German Aplastic Anemia Study Group". The New England Journal of Medicine. 324 (19): 1297-304. doi:10.1056/ ... 2000). "Commentary on and reprint of Speck B, Gluckman E, Haak HL, van Rood JJ, Treatment of aplastic anaemia by antilymphocyte ... "Treatment of aplastic anemia with antilymphocyte globulin and methylprednisolone with or without cyclosporine. ...

*Bob Duval

Duval's oldest son, Brent, developed aplastic anemia. The family sought treatment at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in ...

*Bone marrow failure

Aplastic anemia happens when bone marrow doesn't produce enough new blood cells throughout the body. Aplastic anemia is an ... and aplastic anemia. Fanconi anemia is an inherited blood disorder due to abnormal breakages in DNA genes. It is linked to ... The most common cause of acquired bone marrow failure is aplastic anemia. Working with chemicals such as benzene could be a ... access-date= requires ,url= (help) "Aplastic Anemia". Health and Wellness Magazine. 12 December 2010. ,access-date= requires , ...

*Omar Fakhri

He also used peritoneal macrophages to treat a patient with aplastic anaemia by virtue of the colony stimulating factor which ... He used it for the first time in the treatment of resistant skin burns, exophthalmos, psoriasis and aplastic anaemia. Although ... Fakhri, O (2001). A case of aplastic anaemia treated with electrotherapy. The 7th International Symposium on Biologically ... aplastic anaemia and other diseases. Dr. Fakhri was born in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 18, 1934. After earning a B.Sc. in ...

*Ham test

Ham's test is occasionally positive in aplastic anemia. Ham, Thomas H. (1937). "Chronic Hemolytic Anemia with Paroxysmal ... indicates PNH or Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia. This is now an obsolete test for diagnosing PNH due to its low ...

*Eltrombopag

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*George Morrow (computers)

He died in May 2003 from aplastic anemia. Bill Godbout Cromemco "Whole Earth Software Catalog full text". "InfoWorld Jun 14 ...

*Refractory cytopenia of childhood

Before then, RCC cases were classified as childhood aplastic anemia. RCC is the most common form of MDS in children and ... Niemeyer, C. M.; Baumann, I (2011). "Classification of childhood aplastic anemia and myelodysplastic syndrome". Hematology. ...

*Chloroquine

Pancytopenia, aplastic anemia, reversible agranulocytosis, low blood platlets, neutropenia. Chloroquine has not been shown to ...

*Carotenosis

Bluhm R, Branch R, Johnston P, Stein R (1990). "Aplastic anemia associated with canthaxanthin ingested for 'tanning' purposes ... These include hepatitis, urticaria, aplastic anemia, and a retinopathy characterized by yellow deposits and subsequent visual ...

*ME's Zoo

In October 1986, Max was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. Max was only given a few weeks to live with this serious blood ...

*Jennifer Horton

The following year, Abigail is diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia. Jennifer teams up with Austin Reed to find the environmental ...

*Chloramphenicol

The anaemia is fully reversible once the drug is stopped and does not predict future development of aplastic anaemia. Studies ... It is not known whether monitoring the blood counts of patients can prevent the development of aplastic anaemia, but patients ... Isolated case reports of aplastic anaemia following use of chloramphenicol eyedrops exist, but the risk is estimated to be less ... The most serious side effect of chloramphenicol treatment is aplastic anaemia. This effect is rare and sometimes fatal. The ...

*David Duval

When David was nine, his brother Brent developed aplastic anemia. The family sought treatment at Rainbow Babies & Children's ...

*Cancer syndrome

... these include aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia. Hepatic tumors and squamous cell carcinomas ... Fanconi anemia (FA) is a disorder with a wide clinical spectrum, including: early onset and increased risk of cancer; bone ... Moldovan GL, D'Andrea AD (2009). "How the fanconi anemia pathway guards the genome". Annu. Rev. Genet. 43: 223-49. doi:10.1146/ ... Su X, Huang J (September 2011). "The Fanconi anemia pathway and DNA interstrand cross-link repair". Protein Cell. 2 (9): 704-11 ...

*Felbamate

Two rare but very serious effects include aplastic anemia and hepatic (liver) failure. The risk of aplastic anemia is between 1 ... It was urgently withdrawn after 10 cases of aplastic anemia. A "Dear Doctor" letter was sent to 240,000 physicians. September ... However, an increased risk of potentially fatal aplastic anemia and/or liver failure limit the drug's usage to severe ...

*List of diseases (C)

... amputation Congenital aneurysms of the great vessels Congenital antithrombin III deficiency Congenital aplastic anemia ... Congenital skeletal disorder Congenital skin disorder Congenital spherocytic anemia Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia ... diffuse Cystic fibrosis gastritis megaloblastic anemia Cystic fibrosis Cystic hamartoma of lung and kidney Cystic hygroma ... Colavita-Kozlowski syndrome Cold agglutination syndrome Cold agglutinin disease Cold antibody hemolytic anemia Cold contact ...
Idiopathic aplastic anemia is a condition in which your bone marrow stops making new blood cells. Learn about the symptoms of aplastic anemia.
Aplastic anemia (AA) is a heterogeneous disorder. The distinction between acquired AA and hypocellular myelodysplastic syndrome (hMDS) is often difficult, especially non-severe AA. Definition of hMDS is based solely on morphological changes in blood and bone marrow. We postulated that somatic mutations are present in a subset of AA, and predict malignant transformation. From our database of 345 AA patients, we identified 150 patients with no morphological evidence of MDS, who had stored BM and constitutional DNA. We excluded Fanconi anemia, mutations
Severe aplastic anemia (SAA), characterized by pancytopenia and a hypocellular bone marrow, is effectively treated by immunosuppressive therapy, usually a combination of antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and cyclosporine (CsA). Survival rates following this regimen are equivalent to those achieved with allogeneic stem cells transplantation. However, approximately 1/3 of patients will not show blood count improvement after ATG/CsA. General experience and small pilot studies have suggested that such patients benefit from further immunosuppression. Furthermore, analysis of our own clinical data suggests that patients with minimal blood count responses to a single course of ATG, even when transfusion independence is achieved, have a markedly worse prognosis than patients with robust hematologic improvement.. The majority of the experience in the US and worldwide has been with horse ATG (h-ATG) plus CsA as initial therapy in SAA. Rabbit ATG (r-ATG) plus CsA has been employed successfully in about 1/3 of ...
Severe aplastic anemia (SAA), characterized by pancytopenia and a hypocellular bone marrow, is effectively treated by immunosuppressive therapy, usually a combination of antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and cyclosporine (CsA). Survival rates following this regimen are equivalent to those achieved with allogeneic stem cells transplantation. However, approximately 1/3 of patients will not show blood count improvement after ATG/CsA. General experience and small pilot studies have suggested that such patients benefit from further immunosuppression. Furthermore, analysis of our own clinical data suggests that patients with minimal blood count responses to a single course of ATG, even when transfusion independence is achieved, have a markedly worse prognosis than patients with robust hematologic improvement.. The majority of the experience in the US and worldwide has been with horse ATG (h-ATG) plus CsA as initial therapy in SAA. Rabbit ATG (r-ATG) plus CsA has been employed successfully in about 1/3 of ...
Medical information, Acquired aplastic anemia. Definition of Acquired aplastic anemia, symptoms of Acquired aplastic anemia, treatment of Acquired aplastic anemia, and prevention of Acquired aplastic anemia. Exams and Tests Acquired aplastic anemia.
Immunosuppressive therapy is a treatment for aplastic anemia patients who are not candidates for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The aim of the study to evaluate the frequency and severity of immunosuppressive therapy-induced hepatotoxicity in patients with aplastic anemia. The records of 27 patients with aplastic anemia who had eceived immunosuppressive therapy were received and determined for evidence of hepatotoxicity. The patients were divided into three groups. Group 1 was treated with antithymocyte/antilymphocyte globulin and cyclosporin A, group 2 received onl yyclosporin-A and group 3 was treated with antithymocyte/antilymphocyte globulin + cyclosporin-A and granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor. All patients in group 1 had an initial increase in AST and ALT levels after therapy, but these tests abnormalities returned to normal in each case (p> 0.05). There was no detectable change in AST and ALT levels in group 2 (p>0.05). In group 3, five patients had an increase in ...
Aplastic anemia (AA) is a disease characterized by pancytopenia and hypoplastic bone marrow caused by the decrease of hematopoietic stem cells. The pathogenesis of AA is complex and involves an abnormal hematopoietic microenvironment, hematopoietic stem cell/progenitor cell deficiencies and immunity disorders. Survival in severe aplastic anemia (SAA) has markedly improved in the past 4 decades because of advances in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, immunosuppressive and biologic drugs,...
The above is an informational video that explains the basics of Aplastic Anemia & introduces you to a few of the people affected by it.). Symptoms of Aplastic Anemia. So What is Aplastic Anemia?. Medical Definition: Aplastic anemia is a degenerative bone marrow disease. It is a rare and serious condition in which the bone marrow stops producing enough platelets, red and white blood cells to keep the body healthy, resulting in an increased risk of infection and uncontrollable bleeding.. Parents Definition: A condition which causes your child to become sleepy, clingy and irritable. An instant crash course in at-home nursing for parents. Also known to make others think you abuse your children due to excessive bruising and bad attitude.. Aplastic Anemia (AA) is one of those diseases you never hear of until you or your loved one is diagnosed with it. There are around 300~400 cases diagnosed every year in the United States, around 1 in a million. It is a very serious condition that doctors are not ...
Aplastic Anemia What is aplastic anemia? Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few of all three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. A reduced number of red blood cells causes hemoglobin to drop. A reduced number of white blood cells makes the patient susceptible to infection. And, a reduced number of platelets causes the blood not to clot as easily. What causes aplastic anemia? Aplastic anemia has multiple causes. Some of these causes are idiopathi...
A 54 year old woman was referred to our hospital with a diagnosis of very severe aplastic anaemia. She had presented two months previously predominantly with severe thrombocytopenia (haemoglobin (Hb), 10.1 g/litre; white cell count (WCC), 3.2 × 109/litre; neutrophils, 1.7 × 109/litre; platelets, 17 × 109/litre) and had received a course of prednisolone. However, during this period her blood count deteriorated (Hb, 4.7 g/litre; WCC, 3.0 × 109/litre; neutrophils, 0.1 × 109/litre; platelets, 4 × 109/litre) and she was referred for further management. Bone marrow examination revealed a hypocellular marrow consistent with a diagnosis of aplastic anaemia with normal cytogenetics. Investigation failed to reveal the underlying aetiology (hepatitis A, B, and C viruses, Epstein Barr virus, human immunodeficiency virus, and parvovirus were negative and an autoimmune profile, direct Coombs, sucrose lysis, and Hams tests were all normal).. Therefore, the patient was given a five day course of equine ...
Germline GATA2 gene mutations, leading to haploinsufficiency have been identified in patients with familial myelodysplastic syndrome/ acute myeloid leukemia (MDS/AML), monocytopenia and mycobacterial infections (MonoMAC), Emberger syndrome, and dendritic cell, monocyte, B and NK-cell deficiency (DCML). GATA2 mutations have also been reported in a minority of patients with congenital neutropenia and aplastic anemia (AA). The bone marrow (BM) from patients with GATA2 deficiency is typically hypocellular with varying degrees of dysplasia. Distinguishing
A comparison clinical study of two aplastic anemia treatments found that ATGAM, currently the only licensed aplastic anemia drug in the United States, improved blood cell counts and survival significantly more than did Thymoglobulin, a similar but reportedly more potent treatment. The research was funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a part of the National Institutes of Health; the study participants were treated and then followed at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.. The study will appear in the August 4 New England Journal of Medicine.. "This important study compared the clinical effectiveness of two drugs with similar mechanisms of action. Doctors and patients need to know the most effective therapy for severe aplastic anemia, a rare life-threatening disorder," said Susan Shurin, M.D., acting director of NHLBI.. While Thymoglobulin is not licensed for aplastic anemia in the United States, it has been reported to be effective when used in patients who ...
Anemia, Diamond-Blackfan (Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia). In: Hay, Jr WW, Levin MJ, Deterding RR, Abzug MJ. Hay, Jr W.W., Levin M.J., Deterding R.R., Abzug M.J. Eds. William W. Hay, Jr, et al.eds. Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Pediatrics New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; . http://accesspediatrics.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=2196§ionid=166955355. Accessed December 12, 2017 ...
Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Chapter 171 - APLASTIC ANEMIA AND RELATED DISORDERSHugo Castro-Malaspina Richard J. OReilly APLASTIC ANEMIA DefinitionAplastic anemia is a disorder of hematopoiesis characterized by pancytopenia and a marked reduction or depletion of erythroid, granulocytic, and megakaryocytic cells in bone marrow. Hematopoiesis ( Chapter 160 ) is markedly decreased as shown by the near absence of myeloid elements and by the absence or low numbers of CD34 and colony-forming cells in bone marrow. In aplastic anemia, hematopoietic stem cells are unable to proliferate, differentiate, or give rise to mature blood cells and their precursors. In most cases, this failure of stem cells seems to result from an immune mechanism. EpidemiologyThe incidence of aplastic anemia in Western countries is about two new cases per 1 million persons per year. The incidence is higher in Asia, with almost four new cases per 1 million persons per year in
Aplastic anemia can strike any person of any age, gender or race, in any neighborhood, anywhere in the world. These life-threatening non contagious diseases affect thousands of men, women, and children every year.. In most cases, the cause of the disease is unknown. One known cause is an autoimmune disorder, where the white blood cells attack the bone marrow. Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow stops making enough blood-forming stem cells. Patients with aplastic anemia typically have low blood cell counts in all three blood lines - red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Upon examination, the bone marrow is found to be hypoplastic or aplastic, meaning low growth or no growth of blood-forming stem cells. Chromosomal abnormalities are not typically found in these instances.. Symptoms: The symptoms of aplastic anemia can include increased bleeding, bruising, petechiae, susceptibility to infections, and shortness of breath, fatigue, decreased alertness, dizziness and lingering ...
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SAN DIEGO-- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) announces the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion for Revolade® (eltrombopag), a Novartis product, for the treatment of adult patients with acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA) who were either refractory to prior immunosuppressive therapy (IST) or heavily pretreated and are unsuitable for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. SAA is a blood disorder where the bone marrow fails to make enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets3. Two out of every one million people in Europe and North America are diagnosed with aplastic anemia per year, a portion of which are severe cases4,5. The exact cause of the disease is still unknown, but most cases of SAA are believed to be triggered by an autoimmune reaction where the body attacks blood-forming stem cells located in the bone marrow3,6. As a result, patients with SAA are at risk for ...
Full blood count, Reticulocyte count. Blood film.. The diagnosis is established by Bone marrow biopsy, aspirate and trephine, which are generally indicated unless the pancytopenia is a predictable effect of drugs and/or irradiation (specialist input recommended).. Aplastic anaemia is classified into mild, moderate and severe based on the bone marrow cellularity and degree of cytopenias.. The differential diagnosis includes other congenital and acquired forms of bone marrow failure (including Acute leukaemia, Myelodysplastic syndromes and marrow replacement with fibrosis or tumour), Megaloblastic anaemia and Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). The FBC and Bone marrow biopsy results will mostly be able to differentiate these from aplastic anaemia, however hypoplastic MDS can be difficult to distinguish, and aplastic anaemia and PNH can occur together.. See also Anaemia - normochromic, macrocytic and Pancytopenia.. ...
Background. Transplantation from an HLA-identical sibling is the treatment of choice for young patients with acquired severe aplastic anemia. For the older patient, the acceptable upper age limit for transplantation as first-line treatment varies. So the current analysis sought to identify age or ages at transplantation at which survival differed. Design and Methods. We studied the effect of patient age, adjusting for other significant factors affecting outcomes in 1543 patients with severe aplastic anemia after HLA-identical sibling transplantation using logistic and Cox regression. Age categories (,20 years, 20-40 years ,40 years) were determined using Martingale residual plots for overall survival and categories based on differences in overall survival. Results. Patients aged ,40 years were more likely to have had immunosuppressive therapy, to have a poor performance score and a longer interval from diagnosis to transplant. Neutrophil recovery was similar in all age groups but patients aged ...
With Your Help & Support We Can Bring Global Awareness Of Aplastic Anemia Dyskeratosis Congenita.. Aplastic Anemia And Omids Mission Foundation is a Non-Profit 501©3 Health Organization. A million people worldwide are diagnosed and battling Aplastic Anemia, MDS & PNH which are life-threatening and serious bone marrow failure blood disease. The general public is not aware of these serious blood diseases. With your generous donation and support you can help save lives and bring global awareness ...
Can aplastic anemia be cured - Can aplastic anemia be cured? Possible. Aplastic anemia can be treated with immunosuppressive medications with resolution in a significant percentage of patients. Younger patients can be successfully treated with donor bone marrow transplants.
Immune-mediated aplastic anemia resembles other bone marrow disorders such as myelodysplastic syndrome, certain infections, and leukemia. Because treatment for aplastic anemia differs from management of other diseases affecting the bone marrow, it is critically important to distinguish between these disorders when a diagnosis of aplastic anemia is suspected. Therefore, children with persistently low blood counts should be evaluated by pediatric hematologists with expertise in diagnostics and treatment of these uncommon disorders ...
After several trips to the doctor, I was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in December 2002 (age 62) and received ATG treatment in January 2003. It has been a long road from diagnosis through treatment. I have been transfusion and medication-free since late 2004 and am currently in remission. I have learned to understand aplastic anemia, aka Annoying Alice, a nickname I have given the disease because thats how I balance my life. Annoying Alice does not have a schedule or specific moment when fatigue sets in. When I do become out of sorts or tired, I take the time to rest, and continue to resume daily living. I continue to enjoy what each day brings and keep a sense of humor at my side. Sometimes the mind and body are not in sync, but I continue to live in the moment. Aplastic anemia is my disease but it does not define me. As an AA&MDSIF Support Connection volunteer, I r... Full article: http://www.aamds.org/patient-chronicles/leticia-abracia ...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: We previously reported that patients with acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA) treated with antilymphocyte globulin (ALG), 6-methylprednisolone, cyclosporin A (CyA) and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) can mobilize peripheral blood hemopoietic progenitors (PBHP). The aim of the present study was to assess phenotypic and functional properties of these PBHP. METHODS: We studied seven patients who underwent 43 leukophereses (median 5) between day +30 and +80 following ALG, while in treatment with CyA and G-CSF. Mobilized peripheral blood hemopoietic progenitors were analyzed using surface markers, conventional assays for clonogenic cells (CFU-GM, BFU-E, CFU-GEMM) as well as the recently developed assay for long-term culture initiating cells (LTC-ICs). RESULTS: The proportion of CD34+ cells ranged between 0% and 5.4% (median 0.3%), CD34+DR between 0% and 3.5% (median 0.1%) and CD8+ cells between 3.3% and 56% (median 31%). When light density mononuclear cells ...
The hypoproliferative anemias are normochromic, normocytic, or macrocytic and are characterized by a low reticulocyte count. Hypoproliferative anemia is also a prominent feature of hematologic diseases that are described as bone marrow failure states; these include aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), pure red cell aplasia (PRCA), and myelophthisis. Anemia in these disorders is often not a solitary or even the major hematologic finding. More frequent in bone marrow failure is pancytopenia: anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia. Low blood counts in the marrow failure diseases result from deficient hematopoiesis, as distinguished from blood count depression due to peripheral destruction of red cells (hemolytic anemias), platelets (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura [ITP] or due to splenomegaly), and granulocytes (as in the immune leukopenias). Marrow damage and dysfunction also may be secondary to infection, inflammation, or cancer. ...
Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Patients With Severe Aplastic Anemia This study is currently recruiting participants. Verified December 2010 by Mayo…
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This book takes account of the most recent findings in laboratory research and clinical trials to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of acquired and inherited aplastic anemia. As well as providing a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of the disease, the international team of authors covers all aspects of management, including the established approaches of bone marrow transplantation and immunosuppressive treatment, new approaches such as the use of hematopoietic growth factors and escalated immunosuppression, and controversial issues such as stem cell transplantation. Also included is an important international consensus document on treatment, and a final section concentrates on the inherited syndrome Fanconis anemia. Detailed treatment guidelines are given, making this the definitive resource for hematologists and other clinicians involved in the management and supportive care of patients with aplastic anemia. ...
Introduction Background Aplastic anemia is a syndrome of bone marrow failure characterized by peripheral pancytopenia and marrow hypoplasia, and mild macrocytosis is observed in association with stress erythropoiesis and an elevated fetal hemoglobin levels. Paul Ehrlich introduced the concept of aplastic anemia in 1888 when he studied the case of a pregnant woman who died…
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We report a Chinese girl with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) associated aplastic anaemia and hepatitis. Epstein-Barr virus genome was demonstrated in her bone marrow cells and EBV-specific serology suggested reactivation of EBV infection. She was initially treated with anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) and methylprednisolone but with no haematologic response, and liver function continued to deteriorate. She was then treated with acyclovir. Her aplastic anaemia improved and hepatitis resolved, and there was eradication of EBV genome from her bone marrow cells ...
According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Aplastic Anemia (a-PLAS-tik uh-NEE-me-uh) is "a rare and serious blood disorder in which bone marrow stops making enough new blood cells. Bone marrow--the spongy material inside bones-makes new blood cells called stem cells. Stem cells normally develop into three main types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Each type of blood cell has its own functions in the body." "It is normal for blood cells to die. The lifespan of red blood cells is about 120 days. White blood cells live less than 1 day. Platelets live about 6 days. As a result, bone marrow must constantly make new blood cells. The term "anemia" is most often used to mean a condition in which a persons number of red blood cells is too low or their red blood cells do not carry enough hemoglobin (HEE-muh-glow-bin). However, in aplastic anemia, normal production of all blood cells-red cells, white cells, and platelets-slows or stops. This is because ...
aplastic anemia definition: a form of anemia resulting from a failure of the bone marrow to produce adequate quantities of the essential blood components, including leukocytes and plateletsOrigin of aplastic anemiafrom Modern Latin aplasia, incomplete develop...
A breakthrough was achieved recently in the case of an 18 year old boy, a case of advanced stage of Aplastic anemia where stem cells of not one but three donors were used to treat him. This spectacular feat was achieved by the doctors at The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute (NSCBCRI) Kolkata.. 18 year old Aman, student of class 12, fainted in school. He was diagnosed for Aplastic Anemia, a disorder where the bone marrow stops producing red blood cells and platelets. He was treated in many hospitals, but no amount of blood transfusions or immuno-suppressant medication ...
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Shocked : A true, personal story from the experience, I Have Aplastic Anemia. I have had dizzy spells atleast once a day for over a year straight, my mother convinced me to go to the emergency room October 23rd and then is when the doctors told me i have Aplastic Anemia.. I che...
Neal Young, MD, discusses the advancement of treatment for aplastic anemia. Young said aplastic anemia used to kill almost all patients diagnosed with the disease within a year.
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Aplastic anemia is a blood disorder in which the bodys bone marrow doesnt make enough new blood cells. The 3 main types of blood cells your body needs are red blood cells
Horse anti-human thoracic duct lymphocyte globulin (ATDLG) has been used successfully for the treatment of severe aplastic anemia, although not all lots have comparable efficacy. We have characterized the antibody specificities contained in one lot of Swiss ATDLG found to provide a response rate of 69% and another lot that provided only a 31% response rate. Antibody specificities were analyzed quantitatively by competitive inhibition assays with the use of a panel of fluorescein-conjugated murine monoclonal antibodies that recognize T cell antigens, common leukocyte antigens, and la-like antigens. Although there was wide variation in the amounts of individual antibody specificities within each lot, the effective lot of ATDLG contained an average of 2 1/2 times as much of each antibody specificity as the less effective lot. There were only two antibody specificities that differed remarkably from this pattern; and these deviations did not appear sufficient to account for the variation in ATDLG efficacy.
The treatment for severe Aplastic Anemia really depends on several factors, including age. Younger patients usually go straight to a bone marrow transplant. Older patients like myself start with "immunosupression therapy." Even if I needed a bone marrow transplant, the immunosupression therapy is considered a conditioning regimen for the transplant.. Immunosupression therapy starts by killing off my immune system thats attacking my bone marrow. As you many of you have already read, they start with an infusion of horse-serum (ATG) for 4 days in the hospital. That kills all the white cells. Then, they provide a drug called "cyclosporine" which suppresses the action of the new T-cells Im forming. The cyclosporine lasts at least 6 months. Cyclosporine is commonly used to prevent rejection of organ transplants.. Unfortunately, high blood pressure and subsequent seizures are side effects of the cyclosporine. They are having trouble managing my blood pressure, so I have to wait a little while on ...
The decision to pursue hematopoietic stem cell transplantation or immunosuppression as first therapy in severe aplastic anemia is currently based on age and availability of a histocompatible donor. Th
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Aplastic anemia is a syndrome of bone marrow failure characterized by peripheral pancytopenia and marrow hypoplasia. Although often normocytic, mild macrocytosis can also be observed in association with stress erythropoiesis and elevated fetal hemoglobin levels.
Phillip Scheinberg, M.D., Olga Nunez, R http://dapoxetineuk.com/side-effects.html .N., B.S.N., Barbara Weinstein, R.N., Priscila Scheinberg, M.S.D., Colin O. Wu, Ph.D., and Neal S. Young, M.D.: Equine versus Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin in Acquired Aplastic Anemia Obtained aplastic anemia in the serious form is fatal without treatment.1 Severe aplastic anemia was initially treated with the advancement of stem-cell transplantation in the 1970s definitively. The serendipitous observation of autologous marrow reconstitution in a couple of sufferers with rejected grafts recommended that the conditioning brokers necessary for transplantation might themselves be therapeutic.2 Purposeful immunosuppression induced by the infusion of antithymocyte globulin , polyclonal antibodies generated in pets by inoculation with human thymocytes, became effective, with long-term survival that was similar to the outcomes of stem-cellular transplantation from a histocompatible sibling.3,4 An immune mechanism of ...
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74-year-old male suffers from pancytopenia and symptomatic anemia. Bone marrow aspiration revealed some myelodysplasia, and the patient ... still very likely , which is an overlapping entity with aplastic anemia. Another complex diagnostic possibility in a patient .... ...
About 10-15% of patients with acquired aplastic anemia (AAA) have resistant/recurrent disease not eligible for standard treatment like hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and/or combined immunosuppression. We report a 17-year-old male with an 11 years history of AAA who, after two courses of immunosuppression, was red cell transfusion-dependent, severely thrombocytopenic, refractory to platelet transfusion, had iron overload and post-transfusion HCV infection. This patient achieved transfusion independence from platelets and normalized Hb after treatment with the anti-TNF agent Etanercept. Over a 12 months follow-up he experienced only transient increase of liver transaminases.. ...
Biology Assignment Help, Assessment of aplastic anaemia, Assessment The patient will present with striking pallor, irritability and lethargy due to anaemia, bledding or bruising and petechiae due to thrombocytopenia, fever and infection due to neutropenia. There is stomatitis, ulceration and membrane
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Its getting to be crunch time. The fact is, I cannot continue to be transfused indefinitely. Blood and platelet transfusions for AAers are meant to be temporary measures that are only in place until they are no longer necessary and the immune system has recovered. They are not meant to be the crutch that keeps…
Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few of all types of blood cells: red cells, white cells, and platelets. A reduced number of red blood cells causes the red cell number and hemoglobin (a type of protein in the red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body) to drop. A reduced number of white blood cells causes the patient to be susceptible to infection. A reduced number of platelets can cause the blood not to clot the way it should.. ...
Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few of all three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. A reduced number of red blood cells causes hemoglobin to drop. A reduced number of white blood cells makes the patient susceptible to infection. And, a reduced number of platelets causes the blood not to clot the way it should.. ...
Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few of all three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. A reduced number of red blood cells causes hemoglobin to drop. A reduced number of white blood cells makes the patient susceptible to infection. And, a reduced number of platelets causes the blood not to clot the way it should.. ...
Aplastic anemia occurs when your childs bone marrow does not make enough healthy blood cells. It is a serious condition that can be life threatening without treatment. Your childs healthcare provider can discuss treatment options with you.
Aplastic anemia occurs when your bone marrow stops producing enough new blood cells. Its a serious problem, but treatments are available.
Aplastic anemia occurs when your bone marrow stops producing enough new blood cells. Its a serious problem, but treatments are available.
Support People Living With or Affected By This Condition Aplastic anemia is a condition where bone marrow does not produce sufficient new cells to replenish blood cells. This "cause" was put in...
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Finally, after months of waiting & hoping, Josef was diagnosed with idiopathic aplastic anemia. To date, in the last 8 months, hes had about 23 platelet transfusions & 8 red blood cell transfusions. We tried steroids twice in 5 day bouts, with no change except in his white cell count a little. After numerous times in the hospital attempting to put in an IV and having his veins burst due to the low platelets, we decided to graduate to a more secure mode; he had surgery to put in a port for his transfusions. Around this time we began seeing a naturopath/chiropractic on a weekly basis. She began adjusting Josef every week, put him on a strict gluten-free, low sugar, organic diet, and got him on a herb/supplement regimen. We tried to treat his body naturally but ran short on time due to the iron overload concern. A couple months later we finally had to move ahead with a treatment plan. In April 2008 we underwent an immunosuppresive therapy of ATG, cyclosporin & prednisone (chemotherapy). While ...
Revolade may cause serious side effects, such as liver problems, high platelet counts and a higher chance for blood clots, bleeding after stopping treatment, and bone marrow problems.. Revolade may damage the liver and cause serious, even life threatening, illness. Blood tests to check the liver are needed before taking Revolade and during treatment. When certain antiviral treatments are given together with Revolade for the treatment of thrombocytopenia due to hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, some liver problems can get worse.. A doctor will order the blood tests and any other tests required. In some cases Revolade treatment may need to be stopped. Patients should tell a doctor right away if they have any of these signs and symptoms of liver problems: yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice), unusual darkening of the urine, unusual tiredness, right upper stomach area pain.. Patients have a higher chance of getting a blood clot if their platelet count is too high during ...
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Efficacy and safety of immunosuppressive therapy in the treatment of seronegative hepatitis associated aplastic anemia Hai-Fei Chen,* Bin-Xian Xu, Hong-Shi Shen,* Zheng-Yang Li, Ling-Juan Jin, Jie-Qing Tang, Jing Wang, Jing-Jing Zhu, Long-Mei Qin, Qing-Ya Cui, Yong-Ya Ren, Tian-Qin Wu Department of hematology, 100th hospital of People’s Liberation Army, Suzhou, Jiangsu province, The People’s Republic of China *These authors have contributed equally to this paper Objective: To investigate the clinical characteristics of seronegative hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia (AA) (SNHAA) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection complicating AA (HBVAA), and thereby compare the efficacy of immunosuppressive therapy (IST).Methods: An analysis was conducted on the clinical data of ten patients with SNHAA out of 332 cases of AA from our center at AA diagnosis, and on the efficacy of IST. This was compared to 22 cases of HBVAA at AA onset as well as the associated IST outcomes.Results: Nine patients
Bone marrow -- most of us dont fully understand what it is, let alone why it fails. But Dr. Neal Young does.. He is the worlds leading expert in the field of bone marrow failure. His groundbreaking research at the National Institute for Health has led to life-saving treatments for a rare and deadly blood disorder known as aplastic anemia.. His work has earned him a spot as a finalist for the Service to America medals -- the SAMMIES. Lets start at the beginning. Young says bones marrow is the inside of the bone that actually produces blood cells, basically the blood cell factory.. Back in the 1980s:"When I was in medical school 80-90% of those diagnosed with aplastic anemia died within a year. Its a disease that effects people that were previously healthy. They developed symptoms quickly and died. Back then the focus from professors was on the literature, they wanted to discover where the disease came from. But that was tedious and ultimately didnt really matter to the patients," said Young. ...
Blackfan-Diamond disease - click here for US CDCs brochure Diamond and Blackfan described a congenital hypoplastic anemia in 1938. In 1961, Diamond and colleagues presented longitudinal data on 30 patients and noted an association with skeletal abnormalities. In 1997 a region on chromosome 19 was determined to carry a gene mutated in DBA. In 1999,…
Another name for Anemia Aplastic is Aplastic Anemia. Aplastic anemia refers to a failure of the bone marrow to produce all blood cell types: red blood ...
LITCHFIELD - - No one ever expects to get the news that they have a rare, and very dangerous disease. Tyler Snow is just like anybody else, never thinking that sort of thing would happen to him. He was wrong. Now the battle is on, and Tylers friends and family are pitching in to help by hosting a special fundraising event Wednesday, Jan. 9. The event will include a bake sale and nachos - and an opportunity to make donations - and will run from noon to 6 p.m. at the Litchfield High School new gym on main street in Litchfield. Tyler, 19, is the son of Rod and Janelle Snow of Litchfield and brother of Tanner. He was diagnosed in October 2012 with PNH and Aplastic Anemia - very rare bone marrow failure diseases. PNH is estimated to affect 1 in 5 million people, while Aplastic Anemia afffects 1 in 2 million. The diseases cause Tylers red blood cells, platelets and white blood cells to drop to dangerously low levels. "I am always very tired and short of breath. I was enrolled in Southeast Community ...
Another name for Anemia Aplastic is Aplastic Anemia. A person with an extremely low blood count from aplastic anemia may require treatment in a hospital ...
BACKGROUND: We studied the outcome of individuals with aplastic anemia conditioned with a radiation-containing regimen followed by an infusion of stem cell grafts that had been depleted of lymphocytes with CAMPATH-1H (antiCD52; humanised). METHODS: The conditioning regime consisted of fractionated (f) TBI 8 Gy followed by f total nodal irradiation (TNI) 6 Gy. In addition, patients received CY 60 mg/kg on 2 consecutive days. Cytokine-mobilized peripheral blood grafts from HLA-identical siblings were T-cell depleted with CAMPATH-1H in the bag. CsA was commenced on day -1 and continued until day +90. RESULTS: Seventeen heavily transfused patients with aplastic anemia, median age 18 years (range 14-56 years), were studied. The median time from diagnosis to transplantation was 172 days (range 34-443 days). The median CD34(+) cell number infused was 3.47 x 10(6)/kg (range 1.03-18.4 x 10(6)/kg). All patients engrafted. Recovery was fast and patients reached 0.5 x 10(9)/L polymorphs by median day 11 (range 9
For thousands of City of Hope patients, a bone marrow transplant is the answer to beating the blood disorder threatening their lives. When no family members can provide matching marrow, finding a donor elsewhere can seem impossible. But the Be The Match registry, an international roster of bone marrow donors, helps make the impossible happen.. Making a Match. When Kennedy Kraus was just 8 years old, she was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia, which is often fatal without a bone marrow transplant. Her doctors began searching the marrow registry and sent her to City of Hope, one of the largest, hospital-based donor centers of blood and platelets in the country. They didnt know that a donor match was waiting 9,000 miles away.. Ten years earlier, Robert and Petra Benz of Germany volunteered for the bone marrow registry after hearing about a young man with leukemia who needed a matching donor. Neither was a match for him, but they remained on the registry. When Robert Benz received a call from ...
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Kemik ili i kaynakl mezenkimal k k h crelerin (MKH) immun d zenleyici ve doku tamir edici zellikleri vard r. Bu yaz da komplike invaziv sino-orbital aspergillozu olan 26 ya ndaki aplastik anemili olguda post transplant MKH uygulanmas rapor edilmi tir. MKH ile tedavi edilen hastada MKH lerin immun yeniden yap lanma zerine ift y nl etkisinden faydalan larak; alloreaktif T h creleri suprese edilmesi ve yamalanman n kolayla t r lmas ama lanm t r. Komplike hastada akut ve kronik graft versus host hastal geli medi. Aspergilloz enfeksiyonu ve engraftmant yetmezli i komplikasyonsuz d zeldi. Takip eden visitlerinde hasta d rd nc y l nda hematolojik remisyondad r. K k h cre transplantasyonu yap lan hastalarda insan kemik ili i kaynakl MKH lerin uygulanmas immunolojik komplikasyonlardan korunma ve nlenmesinde nemli role sahiptir.. Anahtar Kelimeler: Mezenkimal k k h creler, mm n yeniden yap lanma, Aplastik anemi, Allogenik k k h cre ...
I have had cancer in the past and I have been diagnosed now with what they call Cowden Syndrome. Over my years of struggles I have always had below normal red counts (3.9), white counts (3.8), platelets (170) and HCT (36.8). My hemoglobin
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Bone marrow aplasia and Ewings sarcoma occuring prior to stem cell transplant. AU - Wolff, Lawrence. AU - Moore, T. B.. AU - Magenis, E.. PY - 1999/2. Y1 - 1999/2. N2 - The association of secondary malignancies with bone marrow aplasia after bone marrow transplant is a known entity. We report a 19 year old man who was diagnosed as having bone marrow aplasia. The initial and subsequent evaluations of his bone marrow and blood showed normal chromosomes, normal mitocycin C stimulation, and normal serum acid hemolysis test. In March, 1995, he was treated with antilymphocyte globulin (ALG), cyclosporine (CSA), glucocorticosteroids (G) and gmcsf. His marrow quickly showed trilineage recovery. However by February, 1996, his peripheral blood counts and bone marrow again indicated marrow failure. The very hypocellular marrow showed only a rare CD34 positive cell and the marrow lymphocytes were entirely T suppressor cells (CD3, CD8). Again the bone marrow responded to ALG, CSA, G, and ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Epstein-barr-virus-related malignant b cell lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for aplastic anemia. AU - Forman, Stephen J.. AU - Sullivan, John L.. AU - Wright, Christine. AU - Ratech, Howard. AU - Racklin, Barbara. AU - Blume, Karl G.. PY - 1987. Y1 - 1987. N2 - The development of B cell lymphoma has been reported to occur in recipients of a variety of organ transplants, including some patients who have received an allogeneic bone marrow graft. In this report, we describe a patient with severe aplastic anemia who developed a malignant B cell lymphoplasmacytoid proliferation 48 days after undergoing allogeneic marrow transplantation from her HLA-matched MLC-nonreactive brother. Immunologic studies showed this malignancy to be a mixed polyclonal and monoclonal proliferation in donor ceils. Virologie studies documented Epstein Bare infection of the cells. A review of the literature suggests that graft-versus-host disease and treatment of ...
Also see Anemia: General Considerations.. Definition and EtiologyTop. Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) refers to aplasia of the erythroid lineage leading to severe normocytic (in some cases macrocytic) and normochromic anemia. It may be inherited (Diamond-Blackfan syndrome) or acquired. In the latter case, it develops due to viral infections (parvovirus B19, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatotropic viruses), immunologic disorders (thymoma, myasthenia gravis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis), chronic lymphocytic leukemia, treatment with an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA), or drugs (phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproate, azathioprine, chloramphenicol, sulfonamides, isoniazid). PRCA may precede myelodysplastic syndrome.. Clinical FeaturesTop. The diagnosis of PRCA is usually made in patients ,40 years. Clinical features include severe anemia with low reticulocyte counts, normal serum erythropoietin levels, and low bone marrow erythroblast counts (,0.5%). Clinical subtypes include acute ...
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Background. Haploidentical hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (haplo-HSCT) is associated with an increased risk of graft failure and severe graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Marrow mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have been shown to support in vivo normal hematopoiesis and to display potent immunosuppressive effects. We launched a multi-center clinical study to examine the safety and feasibility of co-transplantation of MSCs (from third party donors) and haploidentical HSCs into 35 children with severe aplastic anemia (SAA). Methods. A total of 35 children with SAA were enrolled in this multi-center study between January 2014 and December 2016. All patients met the criteria of HLA-mismatched with ⩾5/10 HLA-matched loci. The conditioning regimen for haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation consisted of busulfan (Bu), cyclophosphamide and ATG. BM and peripheral blood CD34+ cells were infused intravenously ⩾5×108 cells/kg and ⩾2×106 cells/kg of recipient weight on day 01 ...
Guide- Dr. Neeta Singh CO-guide- Dr. Sujata Rawat Candidate- Dr. Prerna Headings  Disorders of RBCS -     Anemia, Hemoglobinopathies & polycythemia Disorders of WBCs Disorders of Platlets Coagulation disorders - Inherited/Aquired Hematological malignancies Anemia ANEMIAS OF DECREASED RBC PRODUCTION  DECREASED Hb SYNTHESIS- MICROCYTIC  IRON DEFICIENCY  THALASSEMIA  SIDEROBLASTIC ANEMIA  DECREASED DNA SYNTHESIS- Megaloblastic anemia  STEM CELL FAILURE - Aplastic anemia  ANEMIA OF CHRONIC DISEASE ANEMIA DUE TO RBC DESTRUTION  Hemolytic anemia  Autoimmune  Hemoglobinopathies Hemolytic anemia  Premature destruction of RBCs - inherited defects/acquired intravascular abnormalities.  Hemolysis -Intravascular or extravascular  General features of hemolytic anemia General examination Pallor, jaundice Other physical findings Splenomegaly, bossing of skull Hemoglobin Normal to severely reduced MCV, MCH Usually increased Reticulocytes Increased ...
Patients with inherited bone marrow failure syndromes (IBMFS), such as Fanconi anemia (FA), dyskeratosis congenita (DC), or Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA), can have hematologic manifestations cured through hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Subsequent late effects seen in these patients arise from a combination of the underlying disease, the pre-HCT therapy, and the HCT process. During the international consensus conference sponsored by the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium on late effects screening and recommendations following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for immune deficiency and nonmalignant hematologic diseases held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in May 2016, a half-day session was focused specifically on the unmet needs for these patients with IBMFS. Read More ...

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  • The onset is insidious, and the initial symptom is frequently related to anemia or bleeding, although fever or infections may be noted at presentation. (medscape.com)
  • Aplastic anemia leaves you feeling fatigued and with a higher risk of infections and uncontrolled bleeding. (mayoclinic.org)
  • First line treatment for aplastic anemia consists of immunosuppressive drugs, typically either anti-lymphocyte globulin or anti-thymocyte globulin, combined with corticosteroids and ciclosporin. (wikipedia.org)
  • You can prevent some forms of aplastic anemia by avoiding exposure to toxins, radiation and medications that can cause the disease. (drugs.com)
  • In a recently conducted study on two aplastic anemia treatments it was found that ATGAM - the anemia drug improved cell counts and survival more than Thymoglobulin. (medindia.net)
  • While Thymoglobulin is not licensed for aplastic anemia in the United States, it has been reported to be effective when used in patients who did not respond or who relapsed following ATGAM treatment. (medindia.net)
  • Thymoglobulin is the only aplastic anemia option available in Europe, Japan, and Latin America. (medindia.net)
  • Acquired aplastic anemia is treated with blood transfusions , in order to restore the number of blood cells in the bloodstream. (freemd.com)
  • 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)
  • citation needed] More frequently parvovirus B19 is associated with aplastic crisis which involves only the red blood cells ( despite the name). (wikipedia.org)
  • Gonzalez-Casas R, Garcia-Buey L, Jones EA, Gisbert JP, Moreno-Otero R. Systematic review: hepatitis-associated aplastic anaemia--a syndrome associated with abnormal immunological function. (medscape.com)
  • Young adults ages 20 to 25 years and people older than 60 years are most likely to have aplastic anemia. (nih.gov)
  • Publications include a educational newsletter and other booklets for families of aplastic anemia MDS & PNH patients and the general public. (healthfinder.gov)
  • 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)
  • The illness may resolve if the substance or drug that triggered the anemia is stopped. (freemd.com)
  • This type of anemia may get better on its own if you avoid repeated exposure to the chemicals that caused your initial illness. (mayoclinic.org)
  • 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)