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What are similar sickle cell and aplastic anemia symptoms?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Anemia
The only thing similar is that both have anemia ( decrease level of hemoglobin ).
That is all. Sickle cell anemia and aplastic anemia are completely different disorders. Each has different pathogenesis, different clinical manifestation/symptoms, etiologies, treatments etc.

In brief: Anemia
The only thing similar is that both have anemia ( decrease level of hemoglobin ).
That is all. Sickle cell anemia and aplastic anemia are completely different disorders. Each has different pathogenesis, different clinical manifestation/symptoms, etiologies, treatments etc.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Seema Naik
Internal Medicine
In brief: Low counts;infection
Aplastic crises of sickle cell anemia can present similar to aplastic anemia with anemia, low white count and low platelets and symptoms of infection and bleeding.

In brief: Low counts;infection
Aplastic crises of sickle cell anemia can present similar to aplastic anemia with anemia, low white count and low platelets and symptoms of infection and bleeding.
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