Pediatric thrombocytopenia care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Your team of experts may include pediatric hematologists, pediatric pathologists, pediatric infectious disease specialists, pediatric surgeons and immunologists who work together to provide accurate diagnosis and exceptional care for your child and support for your family.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Specialists at Mayo Clinic make use of the newest technology to improve chances for positive outcomes. Effective treatment of pediatric thrombocytopenia is tailored to the specific cause of the low platelets. At Mayo, complex diagnostic tools are available to identify unusual causes of low platelets.

Expertise

Pediatric hematology specialists at Mayo have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating both common and unusual causes of thrombocytopenia. If it's caused by a bone marrow failure syndrome such as aplastic anemia, treatment might involve a bone marrow transplant or immunosuppressive therapy by experienced Mayo Clinic specialists. Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital provides family-friendly, state-of-the-art inpatient care.

Expertise and rankings

  • Specialized pediatric care. Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital offers expert, personalized pediatric care in the General Pediatric Unit. For children requiring additional care, the hospital also has the pediatric Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Newborn (Neonatal) ICU, Pediatric ICU, Pediatric Infusion Therapy Center, Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit and the Pediatric Transplant Unit.
  • Experience. You'll benefit from the expertise of Mayo Clinic's skilled hematologists, who have significant experience diagnosing and treating pediatric thrombocytopenia.
  • Newest technology and research. Mayo doctors use the latest technology and are involved in research to improve treatment for thrombocyptopenia. At Mayo Clinic, you may have access to new treatments and clinical trials.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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June 13, 2017