Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness Week: Let’s Stand Together To Fight Against Anemia

Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness Week: Let’s Stand Together To Fight Against Anemia

All You Need To Know About Aplastic Anemia Or Bone Marrow Failure (Hypoplastic Anemia)

All You Need To Know About Aplastic Anemia Or Bone Marrow Failure (Hypoplastic Anemia)

Aplastic anemia is defined as pancytopenia in the setting of a hypocellular bone marrow without the presence of infiltrates or fibrosis. There are two forms.

Between 600-800 people are diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia each year in the U.S. Aplastic Anemia happens when your bonemarrow stops making blood forming stem cells. Most experts believe this happens when your immune system attacks and kills your stem cells. This causes you to have low blood counts. This results in symptoms such as fatigue, risk for infections, bleeding, and bruising.

Between 600-800 people are diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia each year in the U.S. Aplastic Anemia happens when your bonemarrow stops making blood forming stem cells. Most experts believe this happens when your immune system attacks and kills your stem cells. This causes you to have low blood counts. This results in symptoms such as fatigue, risk for infections, bleeding, and bruising.

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Your blood donation does more than you think! We help cancer patients, trauma victims, and so many more. Those suffering from Aplastic Anemia too! Visit www.southtexasblood.org to find out more and to sign up for your next blood donation.

Your blood donation does more than you think! We help cancer patients, trauma victims, and so many more. Those suffering from Aplastic Anemia too! Visit www.southtexasblood.org to find out more and to sign up for your next blood donation.

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