Late vitamin K deficiency bleeding after intramuscular prophylaxis at birth: a case report

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We report the case of a 6-week-old female who presented an intracranial hemorrhage due to late vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB). No other evident bleeding sites were present at the moment of diagnosis. Intramuscular vitamin K (1 mg) was administered at birth. She was exclusively breast-fed. No other risk factors for VKDB were detected. Low levels of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2008.131

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