Pediatric Hematology DepartmentPediatric Sector
The Pediatric Hematology Department provides excellent services to children and adolescents who present illnesses affecting the hematopoietic system, namely red cells, white cells and platelets disorders.
Children may suffer from various hematological diseases, which in their majority are mild, temporary and of benign nature. Such diseases include anemias, lymphadenopathies, neutropenias, thrombocytopenias, clotting disorders, etc.
Severe hematological disorders like leukemia, aplastic anemia, lymphomas or myelodysplastic syndromes (MDSs) are rare in childhood, and require children to receive treatment in specialized units.
The Pediatric Hematology Department, running also an Outpatient Department, offers comprehensive clinical and laboratory examinations to young hematologic patients on a daily basis.