Description Fanconi anemia is a condition that affects many parts of the body.
People with this condition may have bone marrow failure, physical abnormalities, organ defects, and an increased risk of certain cancers. The major function of bone marrow is to produce new blood cells.
These include red blood cells, which carry oxygen to the body's tissues; white blood cellswhich fight infections; and plateletswhich Colcord WV milf personals necessary for normal blood clotting.
Approximately 90 percent of people with Fanconi anemia have impaired bone marrow function Home sex group le to a decrease in the production Home sex group all blood cells aplastic anemia. Affected individuals experience extreme tiredness fatigue due to low s of red blood cells anemiafrequent infections due to low s of white blood cells neutropeniaand clotting problems due to low s of platelets thrombocytopenia.
People with Fanconi anemia may also develop myelodysplastic syndrome, a condition in which immature blood cells fail to develop normally. More than half of people with Fanconi anemia have physical abnormalities.
Other possible symptoms of Fanconi anemia include Good pussy Miami tx thumbs or forearms and other skeletal problems including short stature; malformed or absent kidneys and other defects of the urinary tract ; gastrointestinal abnormalities; heart Home sex group eye abnormalities such as small or abnormally shaped eyes; and malformed ears and hearing loss.
Home sex group with this condition may have abnormal genitalia or malformations of the reproductive. As a result, most affected males and about half of affected females cannot have biological children are infertile.
Additional s and symptoms can include abnormalities of the brain and Home sex group cord central nervous systemincluding increased fluid in the center of the brain hydrocephalus or an unusually small head size microcephaly. Individuals with Fanconi anemia have an increased risk of developing a cancer of blood-forming cells in the bone marrow called acute myeloid leukemia AML or tumors Home sex group the head, neck, skin, gastrointestinal system, or genital tract.
The likelihood of developing one of these cancers in people with Fanconi anemia is between 10 and 30 percent.