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  1. J. A. Bonnin,
  2. N. D. Hicks,
  3. M. D. Innis,
  4. D. A. Simpson
  1. Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide
  2. Adelaide Children's Hospital, North Adelaide


    A 6-week-old infant is presented who suffered from a congenital haemorrhagic disorder which caused death from subdural haemorrhage following mild trauma. Haematological investigation revealed deficiencies of factor VII and Christmas factor. Prower-Stuart factor was probably also deficient although investigation of this clotting factor was carried out only on serum obtained at necropsy.

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