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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inherited: Fanconi anemia (fa) is the most common form of inherited aplastic anemia . It is an autosomal recessive or x-linked disorder that occurs in all races ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
FA: FA is a genetic disorder, autosomal recessive, characterized by progressive bone marrow failure (low blood count), skeletal abnormalities, and increas ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Are you an eye care: ...professional asking for a "curbside consult?" Unfortunately this Q & A format severely restricts the amount of info that can be conveyed. Whi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Low blood production: Fa is an inherited disorder of blood cell production. It usually develops slowly over years. The blood counts are abnormal, and this be treated with ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very serious: This is a family of autosomal recessive genetic disorders involving defective DNA repair. The diagnosis can only be made by a subspecialty genetics la ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't expect help: "Ceragem" is a supposedly magic bed that gives thermal massage. It's bad enough to have a very serious illness like Fanconi's ane ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Mostly autosomal: There are several genes involved in fanconi anemia. Any disruption of one of these genes can result in fanconi anemia. Most of the genes are not on ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Dumalaog
28 years experience Pediatrics
Previous meals: Look at your child's previous meals, it might just be that. Usually your bgger concern would be black streaks or red streaks in the stool. Green color ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Be alert, be brave: "Fanconi Anemia" includes a variety of inherited, childhood anemias that may be mild, moderate, or severe. Children with mild anemia may play with fr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience General Practice
Fanconi anemia: A child with Faconi anemia has lower than normal, WBC, RBC and platelets ( Cells that help the blood clot). A fall on the back of his head onto concre ... Read More
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