Aplastic Anemia

Chapter 4 Aplastic Anemia

Table 4-1 Differential Diagnosis of Pancytopenia

Pancytopenia With Hypocellular Bone Marrow

Pancytopenia With Cellular Bone Marrow

Hypocellular Bone Marrow ± Cytopenia

*Pancytopenia in tuberculosis only rarely is associated with a hypocellular bone marrow at biopsy or autopsy. Marrow failure in the setting of tuberculosis is almost always fatal; exceptional patients probably had underlying myelodysplasia or acute leukemia.

Table 4-2 A Classification of Aplastic Anemia

Acquired Aplastic Anemia

Inherited Aplastic Anemia

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