Aplastic Anemia

Aplastic anemia occurs because of damage to stem cells inside bone marrow, which is the sponge-like tissue within your bones. Many diseases and conditions can damage the stem cells in bone marrow. As a result, the bone marrow makes fewer red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4848
  • Syndication ID: 18446
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, January 08, 2019 at 03:20 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Friday, February 22, 2019 at 01:08 AM

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General: blood anemia red blood cells White Blood Cells blood disorders platelets bone marrow

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