What Is Aplastic Anemia?

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Aplastic anemia occurs when stem cells fails to produce enough mature blood cells. At this time, the bone marrow and the hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow are damaged. As a result, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets simultaneously fail to function efficiently. Different causes can lead to aplastic anemia. Although some causes remain unknown, possible causes include heredity, immune disease, drugs, exposure to chemicals, and radiation. Aplastic anemia is rare but can occur in people at any age. Generally, it occurs more frequently in those who are in their teens and twenties. It may occur suddenly or progress gradually over time.   Keywords: aplastic anemia; aplastic anemia cance
Is aplastic anemia a form of cancer
No, aplastic anemia is when bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells do not work and cannot produce normal cells. It can be treated by bone marrow transplantation or regular blood transfusion. Cancer, on the other hand, is an abnormal cell growth that interferes with normal cell function. In the early stage of the tumor, it can be treated by surgery.
My sister is recovering from severe aplastic anemia. She was recently treated with an alg treatment, taking 200 mg of cyclosporine twice a day, as well as GCSF injections every other day.
Is it working?
Yes!! My sister is recovering from it.
How is your sister doing now?

What is her prognosis?
Aplastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by failure of the bone marrow to make enough new blood cells. A small number of people with aplastic anemia may spontaneously recover with supportive care; however, for most individuals, the condition worsens without identification and treatment of the underlying cause and/or treatment of the disease. Bone marrow transplant may cure the disease in children and young patients and has a 10 years survival rate of approximately 73%. For many, bone marrow transplant is not an option due to the risks and potential long-term side effects.
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