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Vitamin K Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitamin K Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.100.920
C15.378.463.841
C18.654.521.500.133.912
Unique ID
D014813
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014813
Scope Note
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN K in the diet, characterized by an increased tendency to hemorrhage (HEMORRHAGIC DISORDERS). Such bleeding episodes may be particularly severe in newborn infants. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1182)
Entry Version
VITAMIN K DEFIC
Entry Term(s)
Deficiency, Vitamin K
NLM Classification #
QU 181
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Vitamin K Deficiency Preferred
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