Secondary aplastic anemia - Symptom
Anemia - secondary aplastic; Acquired aplastic anemia
- Bleeding of the gums
- Easy bruising
- Frequent or severe infections
- Rapid heart rate
- Shortness of breath during physical activity
Signs and tests:
Tests may include:
- Reviewed last on: 1/31/2010
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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.
Young NS, Maciejewski JP. Aplastic anemia. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ, Shattil SS, et al., eds. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 29.
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