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Amniotic fluid embolism

Amniotic fluid embolism — Overview covers definition, symptoms and treatment of this pregnancy or post-pregnancy condition.

Aplastic anemia

Aplastic anemia occurs when your bone marrow stops producing enough new blood cells. It's a serious problem, but treatments are available.

Dengue fever

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome is an uncommon condition that can cause life-threatening kidney failure, especially for children and older adults.

Hemophilia

Infant jaundice

Infant jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, is common after birth. Careful monitoring and treatment is important for preventing rare, but serious, complications.

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelofibrosis

In myelofibrosis, healthy bone marrow is replaced with scar tissue, leading to severe anemia and fatigue.

Parvovirus infection

Peritonitis

Placenta previa

Placenta previa is a pregnancy complication that can cause excessive bleeding before or during delivery. Treatment may include bed rest or a C-section birth.

Premature birth

Radiation sickness

Radiation sickness is the effect of high doses of radiation on the body. The severity of illness depends on how much radiation the body absorbs.

Ruptured spleen

A ruptured spleen is a medical emergency. Immediate surgery is needed to prevent life-threatening bleeding.

Sickle cell anemia

Thalassemia

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder, characterized by less hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells than normal. When necessary, treatment includes blood transfusions.

Thrombocytopenia

April 01, 2015