Blackfan

Black·fan

(blak'fan),
Kenneth D., U.S. physician, 1883-1941. See: Diamond-Blackfan anemia, Diamond-Blackfan syndrome.
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Then clean-up hitter Logan Blackfan brought Kopac and himself home by cracking a two-run homer to put SIU back up 4-3.
Chloe suffers from Diamond Blackfan Anaemia - a condition which affects just 700 people in the world and means the body doesn't produce enough red blood cells.
Chloe Gray's diamond blackfan anaemia is a condition only 700 people have worldwide.
DWM was first defined by Dandy and Blackfan (4) in 1914 and was named as Dandy-Walker by Benda (5) in 1954.
In 1892, Ballantyne described a criteria for diagnosing HDFN in 1912, Diamond, Blackfan and Baty investigated the associated clinical features and in 1938 Hellman and Hertig first recognised the familial incidence of disease.
Kieron Fairclough, from Bootle, was diagnosed with a condition called Diamond Blackfan Anaemia (DBA) when he was just two, which means his bone marrow doesn't produce enough blood cells.
their son's disease diamond blackfan anaemia was sporadic rather
Address for correspondence: Ravikiran Raju, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, Rm 1007, 4 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA; email: Ravikiran.
Forty-year-old Dawn Cattermole has Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, a blood disease that has left her with osteoporosis and brittle bones, and so does her seven-year-old daughter, Emmey-Jo.
A sufferer of Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA), Owen explained: "My body can't make its own red blood cells.
Diamond Blackfan anemia: This is a hereditary type of anemia characterized with decreased erythroid procursors or absence of erythroid procursors in the bone marrow.
Address correspondence to this author at: Boston Children's Hospital, Center for Life Science, 3 Blackfan Circle, Suite 14070, Boston, MA 02115.