Conditions & Treatments

Bleeding / Clotting Disorders

Abnormalities in platelets (which regulate clotting of the blood), or defects in the blood vessels themselves, can lead to excessive bleeding. Similarly, excess clotting can cause problems by obstructing veins and arteries.

Bleeding / Clotting Disorders

Many different bleeding disorders require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Hemophilia

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Thrombosis

Treatment Programs


Massachusetts General Hospital understands that a variety of factors influence patients' health care decisions. That's just one reason why we're dedicated to ensuring patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options. Because a single option might not serve all patients, we offer a wide range of coordinated treatments and related services across the hospital. Patients should consult with their primary care doctor or other qualified health care provider for medical advice and diagnosis information.

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Imaging

  • Pediatric Imaging
    The Pediatric Imaging Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging specializes in ensuring the safety and comfort of child patients while providing the latest technology and the expertise of specialized pediatric radiologists.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children

  • Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
    The Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers comprehensive evaluations and individualized care to children and adults with bleeding disorders due to hemophilia A, hemophilia B, rare clotting factor deficiencies and von Willebrand disease.
Department of Neurology

  • Cardio-Neurology Clinic
    The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardio-Neurology Clinic provides comprehensive neurological evaluation and care for patients with cerebrovascular disorders related to the heart, including patent foramen ovale (PFO).

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