Incidence and risk factors of aplastic anemia in Latin American countries: the LATIN case-control study.

  title={Incidence and risk factors of aplastic anemia in Latin American countries: the LATIN case-control study.},
  author={Eliane Maluf and Nelson Hamerschlak and Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti and Alvaro Avezum J{\'u}nior and Jos{\'e} Eluf-Neto and Roberto Passetto Falc{\~a}o and Irene Gyongyv{\'e}r Heidemarie Lorand-Metze and Daniel Goldenberg and C{\'e}zar Leite Santana and Daniela de Oliveira Werneck Rodrigues and Leny Nascimento da Motta Passos and Luis Gast{\~a}o Mange Rosenfeld and Marimilia Pitta and Sandra Regina Loggetto and Andreza Alice Feitosa Ribeiro and Elvira Deolinda Rodrigues Pereira Velloso and Andrea Tiemi Kondo and Erika Oliveira de Miranda Coelho and Maria Carolina Tostes Pint{\~a}o and H{\'e}lio Moraes de Souza and Jos{\'e} Rafael Borbolla and Ricardo Pasquini},
  volume={94 9},
UNLABELLED Background Associations between aplastic anemia and numerous drugs, pesticides and chemicals have been reported. However, at least 50% of the etiology of aplastic anemia remains unexplained. DESIGN AND METHODS This was a case-control, multicenter, multinational study, designed to identify risk factors for agranulocytosis and aplastic anemia. The cases were patients with diagnosis of aplastic anemia confirmed through biopsy or bone marrow aspiration, selected through an active… CONTINUE READING


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