What is Fanconi Anemia ?

This is an autosomal recessive condition, affected children usually develop severe aplastic anemia by age 8 to 9 years. Treatment usually consists of bone marrow transplant. Fanconi Anemia is not a cancer, though recent research has shown an association between Fanconi Anemia and leukemia. There are 8 types of Fanconi Anemia; known as complementation groups A through to H.

More About What is Fanconi Anemia ?

Fanconi Anemia is a rare disorder found in children that involves the blood and bone marrow. The symptoms include severe aplastic anemia, hypoplasia of the bone marrow, and patchy discoloration of the skin.


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