Conditions treated at the Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC)
The Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital treats a range of conditions.These include:
- Haemophilia - an inherited bleeding disorder caused by deficiency of either factor VIII (Haemophilia A) or IX (Haemophilia B). It mainly affects boys although female carriers may also experience bleeding problems.
- Von Willebrand disease - the most common inherited bleeding disorder.
- Fibrinogen (Factor I) deficiency
- Prothrombin (Factor II) deficiency - the rarest inherited bleeding disorder and can be associated with bleeding at any site.
- Factor V deficiency - bleeding is variable from mild to severe.
- Factor VII deficiency
- Factor X deficiency
- Factor XI deficiency
- Factor XIII deficiency
- Platelet disorders including:
- Bernard Soulier disease
- Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia
- Hermansky Pudlak syndrome
- Jacobsen syndrome
- Lowe syndrome
- Platelet release and storage pool defects
- Thrombocytopenia with absent radius (TAR) syndrome
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)