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1,357 Possible Causes for Vitamin K Deficiency

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    Coagulopathy secondary to vitamin K deficiency in hyperemesis gravidarum. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Oct. 92(4 Pt 2):673-5. [Medline]. Rodriguez-Pinilla E, Martinez-Frias ML.[emedicine.medscape.com] Clinically significant deficiencies of the fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin-K, have been reported.[karger.com] Coagulopathy secondary to vitamin K deficiency in hyperemesis gravidarum. Obstet Gynecol 1998 ; 92 : 673 –5. Kanayama N , Khatun S, Belayet HM, et al .[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Vitamin B12 level. Red cell folate. Iron status (usually ferritin but can be iron and iron-binding capacity). Clotting screen for vitamin K deficiency. Serum albumin.[patient.info] Blood clotting disorders may occur due to a vitamin K deficiency. Children with malabsorption syndrome often exhibit a failure to grow and thrive.[encyclopedia.com] Fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) are affected in fat malabsorption. Prolonged prothrombin time can be caused by vitamin K deficiency. Serological studies.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Celiac Disease

    Signs and symptoms of celiac disease may include: diarrhea, bloating, gas (flatulence, farting), swollen ankles (edema), anemia, fatigue, vitamin K deficiency, and excessive[medicinenet.com] Vitamin K is essential for the production of clotting proteins. As a result, vitamin K deficiency causes a bleeding tendency among persons with celiac disease.[emedicinehealth.com] Vitamin deficiencies may develop when malabsorption is present. Vitamins soluble in fat are commonly malabsorbed. These include vitamins K and D.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Later symptoms include jaundice from the accumulation of bile and specific nutritional deficiencies-bruising from vitamin K deficiency, bone pain from vitamin D deficiency[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Vitamins A and D as well as deficiencies in vitamin K should be reduced with vitamin supplements. Cholestyramine usually is effective in reducing the itching (pruritus).[articles.chicagotribune.com] […] of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K Iron-deficiency anemia Gallstones and bile duct stones Liver cancer Steatorrhea (the inability of the body to absorb fat, leading to[everydayhealth.com]

  • Cholestasis

    Vitamin K Although vitamin K does not treat obstetric cholestasis, it may be required because OC can cause vitamin K deficiency (low vitamin K levels).[medicinesinpregnancy.org] Maternal Hemorrhaging Cholestasis patients have a reduced ability to absorb fat-soluble vitamins (A,D and K). This may lead to Vitamin K deficiency.[liverfoundation.org] Colestyramine use can cause vitamin K deficiency which may need to be treated with a supplement (see below).[medicinesinpregnancy.org]

  • Coagulation Abnormalities

    Other causative factor are platelet function abnormalities, decrease production of coagulation factor due to impaired liver function and vitamin K deficiency (1).[ijp.mums.ac.ir] Vitamin K deficiency due to dietary deficiency, gastrointestinal malabsorption or absence of gut bacteria in infancy (vitamin K deficiency bleeding of the newborn) [ 8 ].[patient.info] Prolonged PT or PTT with normal platelet count occurs with liver disease, vitamin K deficiency, or during anticoagulation with warfarin, unfractionated heparin, or a direct[msdmanuals.com]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Abstract Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) due to physiologically low vitamin K plasma concentrations is a serious risk for newborn and young infants and can be largely[doi.org] What is Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding or VKDB?[cdc.gov] Vitamin K deficiency at birth is the recognized cause of this disorder.[focusforhealth.org]

  • Acquired Coagulation Factor Deficiency

    Abstract Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) disorder is an uncommon entity, which occurs due to inadequate activity of vitamin K-dependant coagulation factors.[e-ijd.org] […] of vitamin K 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Type 1 Excludes deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency ( D68.4 ) vitamin K deficiency of newborn[icd10data.com] These are some secondary causes for the vitamin K deficiency.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Protein S Deficiency

    Vitamin K deficiency is the major cause of coagulopathy-induced intracranial bleeding in term neonates and is considered first in any term neonate with severe hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Protein S deficiency may be hereditary or acquired; the latter is usually due to hepatic diseases or a vitamin K deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acquired protein S deficiency usually arises from vitamin K deficiency, hepatic disease or hormone imbalance.[symptoma.com]

  • Hereditary Coagulopathy

    […] of vitamin K 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Type 1 Excludes deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency ( D68.4 ) vitamin K deficiency of newborn[icd10data.com] K deficiency bleeding Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) refers to bleeding that occurs as a consequence of vitamin K deficiency during the first six months of life.[fn.bmj.com] Taking vitamin K supplements will treat vitamin K deficiency. Severe bleeding in the organs can occur.[medlineplus.gov]

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