Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type 2

Summary: Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type 2 (CDA II) is an inherited blood disorder characterized by mild to severe anemia. It is usually diagnosed in adolescence or early adulthood. Many affected individuals have yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice) and ...1

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Symptoms of Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type 2

Symptoms: The signs and symptoms of CDA II include jaundice, gallstones and an enlarged liver and spleen. This condition also causes the body to absorb too much iron, which builds up and can damage tissues and organs. In particular, iron overload ...2

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Treatments: Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type 2

Treatment: The goal of CDA type 2 treatment is to address and prevent complications from anemia and iron overload.[3] Most people with CDA type 2 develop iron overload, for some this is as early as in their 20's.[3] ...3

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Genetics

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: CDAN2; Anemia, dyserythropoietic, congenital type 2; CDA II; CDAN2; Anemia, dyserythropoietic, congenital type 2; CDA II; Dyserythropoietic anemia, HEMPAS type; HEMPAS anemia; Hereditary ...4

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 2001/ congenital-dyserythropoietic-anemia-type-2
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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