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Aplastic anaemia

Current definition

November 2015

Aplastic anaemia – permanent

A definite diagnosis by a consultant haematologist of permanent bone marrow failure which results in anaemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia requiring treatment with at least one of the following:

  • blood transfusion;
  • marrow stimulating agents;  
  • immunosuppressive agents;
  • bone marrow transplant.

For the above definition, the following is not covered:

  • other forms of anaemia.

 

Previous definitions

No previous entries for this condition