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Anemia, Diamond Blackfan Type

A rare Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia that usually presents early in infancy. The Disease is characterized by a moderate to severe Macrocytic Anemia, occasional Neutropenia or Thrombocytosis, a normocellular Bone Marrow with erythroid hypoplasia, and an increased Risk of developing Leukemia. (Curr Opin Hematol 2000 Mar;7(2):85-94)