Fanconi anemia

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Fanconi anemia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10D61.0
ICD-9284.0
OMIM227650
DiseasesDB4745
MedlinePlus000334
eMedicineped/3022
MeSHD005199

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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