Anemia is a low level of healthy red blood cells (RBC). RBCs carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. When RBCs are low, the body does not get enough oxygen.
Aplastic anemia is a type of anemia caused by problems with bone marrow. It can range from mild to severe.
Location of Active Bone Marrow in an Adult
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Last reviewedAugust 2014by Marcin Chwistek, MD
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