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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Effects of Vitamin K in Periodontium
K. Malathi  | E. Amuthavalli | R. Thanmanam | V. Dasarathan
Abstract: Systemic diseases that affects generalized tissue throughout the body may also involve tissue within the periodontium. An important factor that modify the severity of a diseases is host resistance. Tissue resistance is modified by nutritional status and malnutrition is the most widespread immune suppressive and constitute a special risk group for severe periodontal pathogenesis. Synthesis of blood clotting factors in the liver is the only established function of vitamin k. This review discuss about vitamin K and clinical implication of its deficiency in periodontal diseases.
Keywords: vitamin K malnutrition role in coagulation periodontal disease
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 996 - 999
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