J Nepal Health Res Counc 2017 Jan;15(35):81-84
Department of Radiology and Imaging, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Chondrodysplasia punctata is abnormal calcification in the cartilage of developing bones and has been seen in association with deranged vitamin K metabolism. Warfarin, an oral anticoagulant acting on vitamin K dependent clotting factors is known to cause chondrodysplasia punctata. Despite the knowledge of the condition the management of patients with prosthetic heart valves might require use of the drug for anticoagulation. Read More