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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