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Bleeding Child: How to Deal and When to Refer?


  • Bleeding in child can be a diagnostic challenge because of the wide range of possible cause.
  • This panel discussion will focus on several aspects of bleeding in children such as causes, clinical evaluation and required investigations.





Date 10-13 April 2019

Duration: 1 hour

Panel discussion moderator:

Ilham Youssry, Professor of Pediatrics Cairo University, Head of the Pediatric Hematology & BMT unit Cairo University.

Panel discussion speakers:

  • Laila El Sherief, Professor of Pediatrics Zagazig University, Head of the pediatric Hematology Unit, Zagazig University.

Speaking about:

Recognize different causes of the bleeding child either Inherited and acquired

  • Vascular causes.
  • Platelet causes.
  • Coagulation causes.
  • Ahmed Mansour, Professor of Pediatrics Mansoura University, Head of the Pediatric Hematology Unit Mansoura University.

Speaking about:

 Evaluate the bleeding child clinically

  • Important points in history
  • Important points in examination
  • Mohsen Elalfy, Professor of Pediatrics Ain Shams University, Former Head of the Pediatric Department, Ain Shams University.

Speaking about:

Interpret the needed investigations

  • First line screening tests.
  • Specific tests.
  • Yasser Wali, Professor of Pediatric Hematology, Head of Pediatric Hematology Unit Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

Speaking about “how to manage as pediatrician and when to refer to hematologist?