Which physical findings are characteristic of hypoprothrombinemia?

Updated: Jun 16, 2021
  • Author: J Nathan Hagstrom, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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The most common physical findings are ecchymoses, bleeding from mucosal surfaces, and pallor secondary to blood loss. Petechiae are uncommon because platelet numbers and function are not affected. Other physical findings are specifically related to the hemorrhage site.


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