Related Diseases

Bone marrow failure includes other diseases and conditions that are related to aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH. AAMDSIF extends its programs, services and support to patients and families suffering from these rare diseases as well.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Acute myeloid leukemia is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that occurs when young abnormal white blood cells (leukemia cells) start to fill up the bone marrow and interfere with the body’s normal blood cell production.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of blood, lymph node and bone marrow cancer in which too many abnormal white blood cells called lymphocytes accumulate in your body.

Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many abnormal blood cells, including monocytes (a type of white blood cell). The monocytes may also have an abnormal shape or size (dysplastic).

Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a common complication of a stem cell/bone marrow transplant. It happens when the donor's immune cells, now in the patient, begin to see the patient's body as foreign, triggering an immune response to attack.

Myelofibrosis (MF)

Myelofibrosis is a bone marrow disorder where the marrow is replaced with fibrous scar tissue. It can lead to low blood cell counts and an enlarged spleen. It is considered a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN).

Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms are a group of diseases in which the bone marrow makes too many red cells, white cells or platelets. There are six different type of MPNs.

Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is a condition in which the bone marrow stops making red blood cells, causing anemia as well as reticulocytopenia, which is the absence of young red cells.