Neonatal Blood Disorders

Functioning of blood is complex and essential for life; Due to this complexity vast diseases have been observed in case of neonates like anaemia, bleeding and childhood leukaemia. Haematology is the branch of science which deals with blood and the diseases associated with it. A haematologist is a physician who specifies in the disorders of the blood.

The blood disorders in the infants are mainly due to the red blood cells. Proper identification and treatment is important for a long term effect. Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT) is a condition that is responsible for severe life-threatening bleeding of the new-born.