Intracranial hemorrhages due to late-type vitamin K deficiency bleeding

  title={Intracranial hemorrhages due to late-type vitamin K deficiency bleeding},
  author={Melih Çekinmez and Tuba Cemil and Eren Kale Çekinmez and Nur Altın{\"o}rs},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) represents a clinical picture characterized by bleedings due to insufficient levels of vitamin-K-dependent hemostatic factors. VKDB can be classified into three groups as early, classic, and late according to time of occurrence. Late-type VKDB has particular importance due to frequent intracranial hemorrhages that lead to high mortality and morbidity. In our study, we aimed to emphasize the importance of vitamin K prophylaxis in prevention of late-type VKDB… CONTINUE READING


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