Fanconi anemia

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Fanconi anemia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 D61.0
ICD-9 284.0
OMIM 227650
DiseasesDB 4745
MedlinePlus 000334
eMedicine ped/3022
MeSH D005199

Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare genetic disorder. It is a kind of anemia. People suffering from the disease produce a smaller amount of red and white blood cells. It is named after Guido Fanconi who first described the disease, in 1929. It should not be confused with Fanconi syndrome. Fanconi syndrome is a disorder affecting the kidneys.

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