Aplastic anemia caused by exposure to benzene has been an established connection. Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow does not produce enough red and white blood cells, as well as platelets. Symptoms of aplastic anemia might include headaches, dizziness, nausea, shortness of breath, bruising, fatigue, lack of color, bruising, nosebleeds, fevers, as well as various other symptoms. The symptoms of aplastic anemia can resemble other types of problems, however, left untreated can lead to the death of the patient.
Benzene is widely used in the U.S. and has been identified as a human carcinogen linked to serious instances of leukemia, cancer, and other illnesses. There are over 3 million workers that are potentially exposed to benzene in the workplace, putting them at risk for aplastic anemia and other conditions. If you would like more information on aplastic anemia and benzene exposure, please contact us.
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