Diamond Blackfan Anaemia


Also found in: Wikipedia.
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Daisy, four, was born with Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, which means she produces no red blood cells to carry oxygen around her little body and needs a blood transfusion every three to four weeks.
Samuel, who appeared on the ITV series, Kids With Cameras: Diary of a Children's Ward, has Diamond Blackfan Anaemia (DBA) - a rare blood condition whose sufferers fail to produce red blood cells properly.
University of Huddersfield student Leigh Bowser is trying to highlight a rare blood condition called Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, as her young niece Chloe suffers from it.
Charlie Whitaker was born with Diamond Blackfan Anaemia (DBA), a rare condition that prevented his body from making red blood cells.
The girls have Diamond Blackfan anaemia which affects only 125 people in the UK and 600 worldwide.
His son Charlie, now nine, was cured of Diamond Blackfan Anaemia after a successful transplant of cells from his perfect match brother Jamie.
And tests confirmed her fears that Callum has inherited her Diamond Blackfan anaemia - which affects fewer than 700 people in the world.
The young girl suffers from the rare, life-threatening condition diamond blackfan anaemia.
At that time she was diagnosed with Diamond Blackfan anaemia and again began to need
Catherine and Charlie Mariethoz, from Leicester, were given the green light to have a child who is a genetic match to their 21-month-old daughter Charlotte, who suffers from diamond blackfan anaemia, a bone marrow failure.
The toddler, who suffers Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, currently has to endure agonising 12-hour injections of steroids into his stomach five times a week and blood transfusions every three weeks.
A meeting to discuss next year's C2C cycle ride in aid of research into the blood disorder diamond blackfan anaemia will be held at 7.