4 – Gender-Specific Aspects of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

@inproceedings{Garvin20104G,
  title={4 – Gender-Specific Aspects of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology},
  author={James H. Garvin},
  year={2010}
}
Publisher Summary While normal developmental changes in fetal and postnatal hematopoiesis are identical in males and females, gender-related differences in red blood cell production are noted in adolescence and persist throughout adult life. Iron deficiency anemia is particularly common in adolescent girls. Although white blood cell and platelet counts do not differ between males and females, and coagulation factor levels are normally identical, certain disorders of neutrophil function and… CONTINUE READING