Mnemonic for Causes of Aplastic Anemia

Remember the causes of Aplastic Anemia using the mnemonic


  • Long term exposure to Toxins
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Others(thymoma, pregnancy, GVHD)
  • Nocturnal hemoglobinuria(~PNH)
  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Medication (NSAIDs, Anti-seizure agents, Antibiotics, Anti-thyroid) + Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Eosinophilic fasciitis, EBV
  • Seronegative (non-A through -G) hepatitis
  • Shwachman-Diamond syndrome and other inherited genetic abnormalities
  • Idiopathic

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