Red Blood Cell Disorders
Red blood cell disorders are blood disorders that impact the red blood cells. The Anemia and Red Blood Cell Disorders Program at Children’s Hospital Boston provides comprehensive treatment and management of red blood cell disorders.
- Red blood cells are the parts of the blood that carry oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body.
- Iron deficiency anemia is the most common red blood cell disorder.
- Treatment of red blood cell disorders depends on the condition affecting the cells.