Definition of aplasia in English:
The failure of an organ or tissue to develop or to function normally.
- At the time of aplasia, the child with sickle cell disease is highly contagious.
- Because this disease is virtually always fatal due to the profound bone marrow aplasia, management is not well defined and is rarely successful.
- Transplants of stem cells from either the same person or another person are used to repopulate and regenerate the bone marrow, ‘rescuing’ the patient from aplasia.
- Example sentences
- Common problems in children include febrile events, acute chest syndrome, sequestration crisis, and aplastic episodes due to infection with parvovirus.
- A team of 16 nursing staff deal with about 35 donor transplants a year for patients with different types of leukaemia, thalassaemia and aplastic anaemias who come from West, North and East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
- Also infection can produce severe anaemia and an aplastic crisis in people with sickle-cell anaemia or other abnormalities of haemoglobin.
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