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Vasanti, a 25-year-old-girl, presents with complaints of fever and weakness. On examination there is splenomegaly of 3 cm below the costal margin. Hb is 8 gm/dL, TLC is 3,000/mm3, platelet count is 80,000/mm3.

Which of the following is the least likely diagnosis: (AIIMS Nov 2010)



A Acute lymphocytic leukemia

B Anemia of chronic disease

C Aplastic anemia

D Megaloblastic anemia

Ans. C

Aplastic anemia

Criteria for Severe Aplastic Anemia: (Any two blood criteria and either one-marrow criterion).

1. Blood

a. Neutrophils < 500/μl

b. Platelets < 20,000/μl

c. Reticulocytes < 1%

2. Bone marrow

a. Severe hypocellularity

b. Moderate hypocellularity with < 30% of residual cells being hematopoietic

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