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Pure Red Cell Aplasia, Acquired

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Synonyms of Pure Red Cell Aplasia, Acquired

  • PRCA
  • Pure Red Blood Cell Aplasia

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Acquired Pure Red Cell Aplasia is a rare bone marrow disorder characterized by an isolated decline of red blood cells (erythrocytes) produced by the bone marrow. Affected individuals may experience fatigue, lethargy, and/or abnormal paleness of the skin (pallor). Acquired Pure Red Cell Aplasia may occur for unknown reasons (idiopathic) or as a primary autoimmune disorder. It is also believed that Acquired Pure Red Cell Aplasia may occur secondary to a tumor of the thymus gland (thyoma), viral infections, or certain drugs.

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