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Severe coagulation defect due to a dietary deficiency of vitamin K.
  1. B T Colvin,
  2. M J Lloyd


    A patient with multiple injuries developed a severe coagulation defect due to a deficiency of vitamin K. None of the usual predisposing factors was present and the patient's diet was very poor. Dietary deficiency of vitamin K and the importance of antibiotic therapy in its production are discussed.

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