Bleeding Disorders in Children

The Hemophilia Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers treatment for a broad range of bleeding disorders, including:

Hemophilia A

Hemophilia is a disease in which the blood is missing a component that makes it clot properly. The result is that the individual with hemophilia can bleed easily, bleed excessively or not stop bleeding once they start. Learn more

Hemophilia B

Hemophilia is a disease in which the blood is missing a component that makes it clot properly. The result is that the individual with hemophilia can bleed easily, bleed excessively or not stop bleeding once they start, among other problems. In the case of hemophilia B, the blood is deficient in factor IX. Learn more

Platelet Function Disorders

A blood disorder in which a child has less than the normal number of platelets (thrombocytopenia), or a normal number of platelets than don't function properly (thrombasthenia). Learn more

Von Willebrand Disease

VMD is a bleeding disorder. Children with VWD have a defect or are missing a blood clotting protein called the Von Willebrand factor. Learn more