Case Rep Pediatr 2021 3;2021:5550199. Epub 2021 May 3.
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant, Comer Children's Hospital, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
A Caucasian male infant born full term via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery was given vitamin K after birth, circumcised on day of life (DOL) 1, and discharged from the nursery on DOL 2. At the time of circumcision, oozing from the surgical site was noted and initially resolved with silver nitrate. Over the next two days, he presented to local emergency rooms multiple times for recurrent bleeding, eventually developing hemorrhagic shock resulting in admission to the neonatal intensive care unit. Read More