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Bone Marrow: Blood Cells

bone marrow: Following blood tests, a blood transfusion, CT scans, ultrasounds and three weeks in the hospital, doctors diagnosed the teenager with aplastic anemia and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, also known as PNH. Both are life-threatening diseases of the bone marrow that affect the blood and major organs, according to CTV. The former means Mance's bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. Roshlind Mance was diagnosed just weeks before her 16th birthday, after she was taken to the hospital to treat a panic attack that nearly made her pass out at summer school. The latter creates and produces red blood cells, but they are abnormal and eventually get destroyed by the body. But I have two. Just one disease is hard enough to deal with, said Mance. ( As reported in the news.