Bone Marrow Failure Disorders

Case Studies

Section Editor

Natasha L. Johnson, MSN, APRN, AOCNP®

Moffitt Cancer Center

Featured Case Study

Muscle/Joint Pain and Dark Urine in a 64-Year-Old Man With Aplastic Anemia

Presentation and History

The patient is a 64-year-old male with a past medical history significant for hyperlipidemia; bipolar disorder, for which he has received lithium treatment for the past 5 years; and aplastic anemia successfully treated 5 months ago with antithymocyte globulin (ATG), cyclosporine (CSA), and eltrombopag.

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Case Study

Aplastic Anemia in a Patient With Dry Cough, Easy Bruising, and Flu-like Symptoms


A 36-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department with a dry cough and fatigue that had persisted...

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