Definition of Aplastic anemia
1. Noun. Anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure.
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Literary usage of Aplastic anemia
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1. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1922)
"Let us consider first aplastic anemia. The disease has a symptomatology dependent upon an aplasia of the bone-marrow. If we can find an etiologic factor we ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Their case perhaps would be more properly called one of aplastic anemia, with symptomatic purpura ..."
3. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"A plastic Anemia In the rare disease known as aplastic anemia the red bone marrow ia so reduced in extent as to be almost absent. ..."
4. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... by the exuberant growth of the cells which give rise to leukocytes, thus interfering with the growth of the erythroblastic tissues. aplastic anemia ..."
5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"A final diagnosis of idiopathic aplastic anemia frequently cannot be made until all ... In the secondary types of aplastic anemia repeated transfusions, ..."