Intracranial hemorrhage in infants as a serious, and preventable consequence of late form of vitamin K deficiency: a selfie picture of Turkey, strategies for tomorrow

ÜNAL E. , ÖZSOYLU S. , Bayram A. , Ozdemir M. A. , Yilmaz E. , CANPOLAT M. , ...More

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.30, no.8, pp.1375-1382, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-014-2419-2
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1375-1382


Vitamin K deficiency bleeding is one of the most common causes of acquired hemostatic disorder in early infancy. Although vitamin K is practiced routinely after every birth in Turkey, children with type of vitamin K deficiency bleedings (L-VKDB) can be encountered. We aimed to evaluate the clinical features of the children with L-VKDB reported from Turkey.