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Antenatally diagnosed subdural haemorrhage in congenital factor X deficiency.
  1. C de Sousa,
  2. T Clark,
  3. A Bradshaw
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Hammersmith Hospital, London.


    The presence of a subdural haemorrhage was observed in a fetus during antenatal ultrasound examination. The infant was found to be a homozygote for factor X deficiency. Prompt recognition permitted replacement treatment from an early stage. Inherited coagulation disorders should be suspected when intracranial haemorrhage is detected antenatally.

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