Congenital Dyserythopoietic Anemia is a rare genetic blood disorder.
I am the parent of a little 8 year old boy who was diagnosed withCDA Type 1 as an infant. I have been trying to find out more about this condition but even his hemotologists have limited info. Right now he is doing awesome but I would like to know how this will affect him as an adult
Hi there, we have a group in Yahoo Groups too of which everyone has type 2 with the exception of us 2 Canadians :P If you look for CDA (spelled out) support group you'll find us which is much more active :) Cheers, Jessica
My best wishes goes out to you. i have CDA type 2 wich is more common then then type 1.
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