hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Hematology A therapy in which defective hematopoietic cells are replaced with normal BM cells after chemotherapy and/or RT Indications AML, breast CA, CML, germ cell tumors, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovarian CA, Wilms' tumor; nonmalignant lesions–congenital metabolic diseases, SCID
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Thrombocytopenia can result from a variety of conditions including exposure to chemotherapeutic agents, leukemia, bone marrow transplantion and autoimmune disease.

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