Which age groups have the highest prevalence of hypoprothrombinemia?

Updated: Jun 16, 2021
  • Author: J Nathan Hagstrom, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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Patients with inherited severe hypoprothrombinemia present early in life, whereas patients with mild forms present at various ages. [5] Vitamin K deficiency is most common in young infants. Patients with autoimmune hypoprothrombinemia can present at any age.


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