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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013 Dec;60(6):1273-89. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2013.08.002.

Development of the hematopoietic system and disorders of hematopoiesis that present during infancy and early childhood.

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Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Children's Hospital of Illinois, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637, USA.

Abstract

This article reviews the ontogeny of hematopoiesis (embryonic/fetal/newborn phases) and its regulation and provides examples of the disorders of hematopoiesis that present in the newborn or infant and their pathophysiology. Many of these disorders are discussed in depth in other articles of this issue.

KEYWORDS:

Early childhood; Hematopoiesis; Hematopoietic system; Infancy

PMID:
24237971
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2013.08.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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