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Fanconi Anemia is an inherited anemia which leads to bone marrow failure (aplastic anemia). It is also know as Diamond Blackfan Anemia/Syndrome.
Disorder in which there is premature destruction of red blood cells.
Type of anemia characterized by defective red blood cell production, the presence of mega-loblasts in the bone marrow, and deterioration of nerve tissue in the spinal cord. Caused by deficient B12 in the diet, treatment includes administration of vitamin B12, folic acid and iron.
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