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What is fanconi anemia?

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Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in 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 medications or bone marrow transplant. These patients will also have a tendency to develop certain cancers. Fa patients can be short and have skeletal abnormalities, commonly abnormal thumbs.
Answered on Sep 9, 2013
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