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We present two infants who did not receive routine vitamin K prophylaxis after birth and who subsequently presented with ICH related to hemorrhagic disease of the newborn due to vitamin K deficiency.
We present two infants with severe ICH related to hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN), both of whom suffered devastating neurologic sequelae related to the hemorrhage.
Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) was first described by Townsend (7) as hemorrhages from multiple sites in otherwise healthy infants.

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