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Related to aplasia: Pure red cell aplasia, Bone marrow aplasia

aplasia

 [ah-pla´zhah]
defective development or complete absence of an organ due to failure of development of the embryonic tissues or cells. 2. a hematologic disorder in which the normal progression of cell generation and development does not occur.

a·pla·si·a

(ā-plā'zē-ă),
1. Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
2. In hematology, incomplete, retarded, or defective development, or cessation of the usual regenerative process.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]

aplasia

/apla·sia/ (ah-pla´zhah) lack of development of an organ or tissue.aplas´tic
aplasia axia´lis extracortica´lis conge´nita  familial centrolobar sclerosis.
aplasia cu´tis conge´nita  localized failure of development of skin, most commonly of the scalp; the defects are usually covered by a thin translucent membrane or scar tissue, or may be raw, ulcerated, or covered by granulation tissue; usually lethal.

aplasia

(ə-plā′zhə)
n.
Defective development resulting in the absence of all or part of an organ or tissue.

aplasia

[əplā′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, a, plassein, not to form
1 a developmental failure resulting in the absence of an organ or tissue.
2 (in hematology) a failure of the normal process of cell generation and development in the bone marrow. See also aplastic anemia.Compare hyperplasia,hypoplasia. aplastic, adj.

aplasia

Absence of tissue or organ development.

aplasia

Absence of tissue or organ development. See Pure red cell aplasia, Pure white cell aplasia. Cf Atrophy, Hypoplasia.

a·pla·si·a

(ă-plā'zē-ă)
1. Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
2. hematology Incomplete, retarded, or defective development, or cessation of the usual regenerative process.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]

aplasia

Failure of the development of an organ or tissue or its congenital absence.

aplasia

the failure of all or part of a tissue or organ to develop.

aplasia

defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue

a·pla·si·a

(ă-plā'zē-ă)
Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]

aplasia (əplā´zhə),

n a lack of origin or development (e.g., aplasia of dentition associated with ectodermal dysplasia).
aplasia of dentition,

aplasia

defective development or complete absence of an organ or tissue due to failure of development.

aplasia cutis
see epitheliogenesis imperfecta.
pure red cell aplasia
selective depression of erythropoiesis with anemia resulting.
segmental aplasia
aplasia of a segment of an organ, e.g. uterus.
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Nominal data such as non-fungal and nosokomial pneumonias and fevers were counted in all patients during their time in aplasia.
Unilateral sublingual gland hyperplasia in association with ipsilateral submandibular gland aplasia is rare.
In lymphomas, only a few studies are available on HD and NHL where anaemia or pure red cell aplasia similar to leukaemia cases has been observed.
Tras el cuarto ciclo de tratamiento se observo una respuesta parcial, ante lo cual el servicio de hematologia planteo la posibilidad de erradicar el MM causando un aplasia medular y el posterior Trasplante Autologo de Medula Osea, lo cual obligaba a tener al paciente en una habitacion de aislamiento protector revertido simple.
The man claimed that doctors went through a series of tests on the child knowing quite well that it was a waste of time since he didn't suffer from bone marrow aplasia.
Propylthiouracil (PTU) has been the preferred therapy for Graves' disease during pregnancy, especially during first-trimester organogenesis, because methimazole (MMI) and carbimazole have been associated with aplasia cutis and rare embryopathy including choanal atresia, esophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, and athelia.
Mr Gays was born with the rare limb shortening condition, fibular aplasia, which became more pronounced as he got older.
High-dose folic acid treatment for red-cell aplasia.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus septicemia in patient with prolonged aplasia receiving ceftadzidime-vancomycin.
He said: "She was the first child to have this procedure and is one of a handful of children in the whole world who have had a successful bone marrow transplant for severe aplasia.
A rare complication, pure red cell aplasia, has been reported due to the development of antibodies to Eprex, an epoetin alpha product available outside the U.