What causes a bleeding in celiac disease (sprue)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2019
  • Author: Stephan U Goebel, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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A bleeding diathesis is usually caused by prothrombin deficiency due to the impaired absorption of fat-soluble vitamin K.

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