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how does aplastic anemia and bone marrow transplant relate?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Aplastic anemia: Aplastic anemia is a condition where for some unclear reason the bone marrow fails to produce normal blood cells. It could be due to underlying genetic mutation plus environmental -i.e. Drugs, chemical agent, infection, etc. Immunosupressant agent has been used to treat aplastic anemia with some response. Allogeneic bone marrow transplant will be the treatment of choice to cure the disease.
Answered on Nov 8, 2012
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Treatment: Allotransplants are one of the treatments used for severe aplastic anemia - with good responses.
Answered on Nov 8, 2012

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