Once your doctor analyzes your symptoms and clinical history, he or she will perform a physical examination and request a complete blood test to determine your blood cell levels.
In addition, to confirm the diagnosis and rule out other possible conditions, he or she will take a biopsy of your bone marrow. When the diagnosis is confirmed, you will be asked for additional tests to identify the direct cause of aplastic anemia and act accordingly.
The treatment plan will be established based on the severity of the case, the symptoms, age, and general health, but it usually includes pharmacological therapy, blood transfusions, and bone marrow transplant in the most serious cases.
This last procedure, in addition to involving an extended stay in the hospital, represents a series of important risks, since immunosuppressive drugs are administered to weaken the immune system, which causes a propensity to develop recurrent infections.
At ABC Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Department, we offer health care services with the highest quality and safety, from the prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and monitoring of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological pathologies of both chronic-degenerative diseases and acute conditions, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.