What is the prevalence of hypoprothrombinemia in the US?

Updated: Jun 16, 2021
  • Author: J Nathan Hagstrom, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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United States

Both acquired and inherited hypoprothrombinemia are exceedingly rare in the United States. Hypoprothrombinemia due to vitamin K deficiency is rarely seen because vitamin K injections are routinely given in the neonatal period.


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