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failure of some tissue or organ to develop

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The spontaneous recovery of aplastic anemia is seen extremely rare and disease mostly presents fatal if untreated.
eportedly, in the course of sightseeing, the foreign tourists spotted Aditya, a six-year-old boy being a victim of Aplastic Anaemia, a condition where bone marrow does not produce sufficient new cells to replenish blood cells.
Symptoms of aplastic anaemia include paleness, fatigue, shortness of breath on exertion, rapid heart rate, excessive bleeding, a tendency to bruise easily and being prone to infection.
Anthony was diagnosed on Mother's Day last year with severe aplastic anaemia, a condition that occurs when the bone marrow fails to produce enough red blood cells for the circulation system.
This trial showed, for the first time, a drug can extend survival for MDS patients," said John Huber, Executive Director of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation.
So far, a worldwide search of more than 11 million potential bone marrow donors - which includes 390,000 in the UK - has failed to find a match for unemployed Richard, who has been battling severe aplastic anaemia, a rare blood condition, since he was 17.
The event, held in conjunction with the 2006 International Home & Housewares Show, benefits The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the HCF's legacy charity, the University of Chicago Integrated Breast Cancer Research Laboratory and the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.
Six years ago, a bone marrow transplant saved her life from the ravages of aplastic anemia, a disease affecting the body's ability to generate red blood cells.
For the most part, these so-called rare disorders have tongue-twisting names like myelodysplastic syndromes, aplastic anemia, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), cystinosis and Alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency.
Earlier studies correlated these compounds with blood diseases including aplastic anemia and hemolytic anemia.
Each year, thousands of people with bone marrow diseases such as leukaemia, aplastic anaemia and immune deficiency disorders, reach a stage where only a bone marrow transplant can possibly save them.
Disbelief and devastation--that's what Tony and Briget Sanfilippo felt when their five-year-old daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a rare and potentially fatal bone marrow failure disease.
Many patients with cystic fibrosis have aplastic or hypoplastic frontal and maxillary sinuses.