Blood Platelet Disorders

Platelets are little pieces of blood cells that help wounds heal and prevent bleeding by forming blood clots. Platelet disorders or bleeding disorders can result from having too few or too many platelets, or from platelets that do not work properly.


Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn't make you feel small. At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do. This means we're committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

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