Treatment for pediatric thrombocytopenia may include medications like steroid-like drugs or those that suppress the immune system. Other treatments include transfusions of blood or parts of blood cells that help with clotting called platelets.
Pediatric thrombocytopenia care at Mayo Clinic
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