Fanconi's anemia


Fan·​co·​ni's anemia fän-ˈkō-nēz-, fan- How to pronounce Fanconi's anemia (audio)
: aplastic anemia that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by progressive pancytopenia, hypoplastic bone marrow, skeletal anomalies (as short stature), microcephaly, hypogonadism, and a predisposition to leukemia

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“Fanconi's anemia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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