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Secondary aplastic anemia

  • Alternative Names

    Anemia - secondary aplastic; Acquired aplastic anemia


    Symptoms
    • Bleeding of the gums
    • Easy bruising
    • Fatigue
    • Frequent or severe infections
    • Nosebleeds
    • Rapid heart rate
    • Rash
    • Shortness of breath during physical activity
    • Weakness

    Signs and tests

    Signs include:

    • Bleeding of internal organs
    • Low platelet count (thrombocytopenia)
    • Low red blood cell count (anemia)
    • Low white blood cell count (leukopenia)

    Tests may include:

    • Bone marrow biopsy
    • Complete blood count (CBC)
    • Reticulocyte count