Bernard-Soulier Disease (cont.)
David Perlstein, MD, MBA, FAAP
Dr. Perlstein received his Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati and then completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at The New York Hospital, Cornell medical Center in New York City. After serving an additional year as Chief Pediatric Resident, he worked as a private practitioner and then was appointed Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- What is Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
- What are the symptoms and signs of Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
- What is the cause of Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
- How is Bernard-Soulier syndrome diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
- Is there a cure for Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
- Find a local Pediatrician in your town
Is there a cure for Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
Currently there is no cure for B-SS; however researchers are studying the efficacy of bone-marrow transplantation and have had some success in treating the syndrome in several severely affected patients.
Medically reviewed by a John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care
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