Diamond Blackfan Anaemia

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Congenital hypoplastic anaemia. An autosomal recessive [MIM 205900], occasionally consanguineous condition associated with pure red cell aplasia of early infancy onset with anaemia, pallor, failure to thrive; 30% of patients have minor physical abnormalities—e.g., short stature, thumb deformities, ocular changes
Management Transfusion, corticosteroids, bone marrow transplantation, growth factor therapy
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A 4-year-old boy was treated for Blackfan-Diamond anaemia (BDA) with a stem cell transplant from his sister's umbilical cord blood.