"Vitamin K Deficiency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN K in the diet, characterized by an increased tendency to hemorrhage (HEMORRHAGIC DISORDERS). Such bleeding episodes may be particularly severe in newborn infants. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1182)
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- Vitamin K Deficiency
- Deficiency, Vitamin K
- Deficiencies, Vitamin K
- Vitamin K Deficiencies
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