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Iron Deficiency Anemia

Anaemia is a condition where the body has lack of healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells are very important to provide oxygen to our body tissues. There are many types of anemia. The most common type of anemia in children is iron deficiency anaemia.

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Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder, where within the affected individual's blood there is reduction or lack of one of the blood clotting factors. This makes it difficult for the blood to form a clot, so bleeding continues longer but not faster than usual.

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Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP)

What is ITP? “Thrombocytopenia” means low platelet count and “purpura” means purple in Latin. Purpura is the appearance of reddish-purple discolorations on the skin that do not blanch on applying pressure. Purpura is caused by bleeding underneath the skin and measures 0.3-1cm. They are called petechiae when the size are …

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Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of white cells in the bone marrow.

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