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Platelets are cells found in the blood that help control bleeding. When a child has a platelet disorder, a person’s blood may not be able to clot normally and they may develop a bleeding disorder.
Most platelet disorders are acquired, meaning they appear spontaneously or as a result of an external factor; children usually aren’t born with the disorder.
How Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center approaches platelet function disorders
Children with all types of abnormal platelet function are treated through the Platelet Function Disorders Program.
Our program includes pediatric hematologists who have considerable experience diagnosing and treating all types of childhood platelet disorders.
We provide comprehensive care to children and adolescents, including access to the most recent treatments and to unique clinical trials.
Our team includes world renowned researchers who are seeking to better understand and treat pediatric platelet disorders.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”