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can vitamin b deficiency cause bruising?

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Not really: Vitamin b has multiple classes from 1 to 12 . They are not involved in the clotting or coagulation path way or platelet function . However, there are scenarios in which vitamin b classes indirectly play certain role . For example B12 is function as coenzyme in conversion of homocystine to methylmalonic acid . Accumulation of homocystine is associated with abnormal coagulation

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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