In-depth

Complications

Dementia

Thrombocytopenia

Symptoms

Fatigue

Tests and diagnosis

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

MRI

Treatments and drugs

Bone marrow transplant

May 24, 2017
References
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