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A 73-year old woman suffers a severe cerebral hemorrhage after

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A 73-year old woman suffers a severe cerebral hemorrhage after minor trauma. Blood work reveals that her blood clotting ability is impaired. Disease of which abdominal organ may contribute to thie? Why?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

Greetings.

 

The answer is; liver is the abdominal organ. Prothrombin is made by liver with the help of vitamin K. If this is deranged; clotting ability is affected. Read the resource;

 

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/prothrombin-time

 

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thanks! I'm sure your answer is correct.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

You are welcome.

 

Best wishes and kindest regards.

 

Dr. Arun