Table 1

Study population characteristics

Variables

(FA) patients

(n = 10)

(AAA) patients

(n = 10)

(ITP) Control

(n = 20)


Age (yrs) (mean ± SD)

8.8 ± 2.2 **

4.7 ± 2.5

10.5 ± 2.1


Gender (M:F)

5:5

4:6

7:13


Clinical features:

Skeletal deformity

No specific findings

Purpuric eruption


FA = Fanconi Anemia; AAA = Acquired Aplastic Anemia, ITP = Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ** Highly Significant p < 0.001

Abo-Elwafa et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:58   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-58

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