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Vitamin K Deficiency Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Deficiency, Vitamin K; Deficiencies, Vitamin K; Vitamin K Deficiencies

Networked: 464 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 28 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vitamin K Deficiency

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin K : 5 outcomes 15 studies in 196 results : FDA 6
  2. Vitamin K 1 (Phylloquinone) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 30 results : FDA 14 Generic
  3. Vitamin K 3 (Menadione) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 1
  4. Prothrombin (Factor II) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 54 results : IBA
  5. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 46 results : FDA 21 Generic
  6. Sodium : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  7. Factor V (Coagulation Factor V) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Vitamins : 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
  9. Vitamin K 2 (Vitamin K2) : 2 studies in 12 results : IBA
  10. acarboxyprothrombin (PIVKA) : 1 study in 52 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vitamin K Deficiency

  1. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
  2. Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis)
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Osteoporosis
  5. Intracranial Hemorrhages (Intracranial Hemorrhage)
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Key Therapies for Vitamin K Deficiency

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  1. Injections : 1 outcome in 2 results
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 2 studies in 6 results
  3. Oral Administration : 1 study in 7 results
  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 1 study in 2 results
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