How does the incidence of aplastic anemia vary among males and females?

Updated: Jan 29, 2021
  • Author: Sameer Bakhshi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Although no racial predisposition for aplastic anemia is reported in the United States, the prevalence is increased in the Far East. The male-to-female ratio for acquired aplastic anemia is approximately 1:1, although a male preponderance has been reported in studies from Asia. [43]


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