Fanconi Anemia Definition


A rare genetic disease typically leading to acute myelogenous leukemia , and often accompanied by congenital defects such as short stature, abnormalities of the skin, arms, head, eyes, kidneys, and ears, and developmental disabilities.


Origin of Fanconi Anemia

  • Named after Guido Fanconi, the Swiss pediatrician who originally described this disorder.

    From Wiktionary

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