Overview

Fanconi anemia or FA is a genetic disorder that results in bone marrow failure. It is a recessive gene disorder. This means that in order for you to develop FA, your parents will both have to have the defective FA gene. The Fanconi Anemia Research[read article]

Tests for Fanconi Anemia

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Bone Marrow Examination
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Hearing Tests
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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Urine Hemoglobin Test
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If you have been feeling very fatigued, have shortness of breath, cold hands and feet and very pale skin, you may have an insufficient amount of red blood cells. Th...  More
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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Medical Procedures for Fanconi Anemia

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Intravenous Blood Transfusion of Packed Cells
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Platelet Transfusion
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Surgical Procedures for Fanconi Anemia

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Stem Cell Transplant
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Prescribed Medications for Fanconi Anemia

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FILGRASTIM, G-CSF (fil GRA stim) stimulates the formation of white blood cells. This medicine is given to patients with conditions that may cause a decrease in whit...  More
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AMINOCAPROIC ACID (a mee noe ka PROE ik AS id) slows down or stops blood clots from being broken down. This medicine helps to prevent or treat excessive bleeding.  More
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Self Care for Fanconi Anemia

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Supportive Care
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