What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hypoprothrombinemia?

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

Neonates found to have a severe inherited bleeding diathesis should undergo head CT scanning to evaluate for intracranial hemorrhage, regardless of their symptoms or signs.

Head ultrasonography may be used but is not as sensitive as CT scanning.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!