Anemia - Fanconi's
Person's with Fanconi's anemia have lower-than-normal numbers of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets (cells that help the blood clot).
Not enough white blood cells can lead to infections. A lack of red blood cells may result in fatigue (anemia).
A lower-than-normal amount of platelets may lead to excess bleeding.
Most people with Fanconi's anemia have some of these symptoms:
Other possible symptoms:
Common tests for Fanconi's anemia include:
Castro-Malaspina H, O’Reilly RJ. Aplastic anemia and related disorders. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 171.
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