Macroscopic hematuria as presenting symptom of celiac disease

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Abstract

A 47-year old man was admitted for macroscopic hematuria and spontaneous hematomas. Laboratory results showed a prolonged partial thromboplastin time (PTT), a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) and a severe vitamin K deficiency. The underlying cause proved to be vitamin K malabsorption due to previously undiagnosed celiac disease, possibly provoked by oral antibiotic administration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-85
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Volume77
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019
Externally publishedYes

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