Diamond blackfan anemia

Patient

Q: Hy, i'm man 18 years old , when i have 4-5 years my parents noticed i stop growing so they ask doctor . And after research , the doctor tell my parents that i have the diamond blackfan anemia,and i have a huge number of white blood cell over than red blood cell, my bones are under my age . The doctor explain for me the problem but i didn't much understand . So i want to know what is that anemia and what can effect and it's true that my body will not be in a average tall. i'm 5ft and 1 inches , 65 kg . And finally is all my body will be small like bones , hand , penis , foot...
thanks for help.

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