Classical vitamin K deficiency bleeding in newborn with mother on antitubercular drugs

Dr. Minakshi Bhat, Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navimumbai, Maharashtra, India, Dr.Vaishali More, Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navimumbai, Maharashtra, India
2016 Pediatric Review International Journal of Pediatric Research  
Early vitamin K deficiency bleeding in neonate born to a mother on antitubercular drugs is a known entity .We report a case of a full term, small for gestation age baby born per vaginally to a mother on antitubercular drugs. The baby developed classical vitamin K deficiency bleeding in the form of intracranial bleed on third day of life inspite of receiving vitamin K at birth.
doi:10.17511/ijpr.2016.i05.15 fatcat:pxhw2pvqnrg6pfm7hkpiwrisz4