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aplasia

[a-play-zee-uh or a-play-zhuh] defective development or absence of an organ, cell, or tissue.

Signs and symptoms of thymus cancers

... Red cell aplasia: Red cell aplasia, in which the body's ability to make new
red blood cells is severely reduced, occurs in about 5% of thymoma ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/thymus-cancer-signs-symptoms

Thymus Cancer

... Some of these paraneoplastic syndromes, such as myasthenia gravis, red
cell aplasia, and hypogammaglobulinemia, are described in the section ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003143-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... aplasia Search [a-play-zee-uh or a-play-zhuh]. defective development or
absence of an organ, cell, or tissue. ... See aplasia, aplastic anemia. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=a

Can thymus cancer be found early?

... Some of these paraneoplastic syndromes, such as myasthenia gravis, red
cell aplasia, and hypogammaglobulinemia, are described in the section ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/thymus-cancer-detection

How is thymus cancer diagnosed?

... are often suspected because the patient has signs and symptoms associated
with myasthenia gravis, hypogammaglobulinemia, or red cell aplasia. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/thymus-cancer-diagnosis