Bone marrow transplantation for severe aplastic anaemia

N Z Med J. 1980 Feb 13;91(653):86-9.


An eight-year-old girl with severe acquired aplastic anaemia received a bone marrow transplant from her 11-year-old brother. The bone marrow graft is firmly established, but the patient has mild chronic graft versus host disease affecting liver and skin. The indications for bone marrow transplantation in aplastic anaemia are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Anemia, Aplastic / physiopathology
  • Anemia, Aplastic / therapy*
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation*
  • Child
  • Chronic Disease
  • Female
  • Graft vs Host Reaction
  • Humans
  • Lichen Planus / etiology
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Prognosis