Jeffrey M. Lipton

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Pure red cell aplasia

What every physician needs to know: Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is defined as anemia with absent reticulocytes and marrow erythroid precursor cells. This rare aregenerative anemia has a number of interesting clinical associations and is also usually responsive to treatment. PRCA in children is very rare. Furthermore, the differential diagnosis is restricted predominantly to…

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