Related Conditions and Treatments
Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few cells.
Congenital Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (CAMT) is a rare, inherited disorder characterized by a severely low number of megakaryocytes.
Diamond Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic blood disorder that occurs when the bone marrow fails to make red blood cells.
Dyskeratosis congenita is a rare condition that can often cause bone marrow failure.
Fanconi anemia is a severe lifelong condition that requires ongoing medical treatment. Boston Children's Hospital can help.
Hemolytic anemia is a sub-type of anemia, a common blood disorder that occurs when the body has fewer red blood cells than normal.
Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Children
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a rare disease of the blood, only occurring in four out of every 1 million children.
Pearson syndrome is a very rare condition that affects various parts of the body, and it is caused by a mutation — or changing of structure — in the mitochondrial DNA.
Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation
A stem cell transplant (also called bone marrow transplant) is the infusion of healthy stem cells into the body to stimulate new bone marrow growth.
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare, inherited bone marrow failure, characterized by a low number of white blood cells, poor growth due to difficulty absorbing food, and, in some cases, skeletal abnormalities.
Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which there are too few platelets, the blood cells that prevent bleeding.