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Causes of Vitamin K Deficiency in an Adult

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

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Description:

Vitamin K deficiency may occur for a number of reasons. The body pool is relatively small and anything that interferes with vitamin K absorption or function can result in clinical deficiency. A patient with one or more risk factors should be evaluated for vitamin K deficiency.

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