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BACKGROUND Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA), characterized by impaired red cell production, is a rare condition that is usually symptomatic in early infancy. The purpose of this study was to assess nationwide experiences of DBA encountered over a period of 20 years. METHODS The medical records of 56 patients diagnosed with DBA were retrospectively reviewed(More)
Dear Editor, Deficiencies of coagulation factors such as fibrinogen and factors II, V, V + VIII, VII, X, XI, and XIII are called rare bleeding disorders (RBDs). Congenital factor V (FV) deficiency is caused by mutations in F5, which is located on chromosome 1q24, and accounts for about 8% of all RBDs. FV is important for modulating thrombin production.(More)
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