Scurvy

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Scurvy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Scurvy" returned 107 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Adult scurvy associated with psychiatric disorders and breast feeding.
 

Author(s): Stefania Urueña-Palacio, Bruno L Ferreyro, Lucas G Fernández-Otero, Pablo D Calo

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Scurvy is a nutritional disease caused by ascorbic acid deficiency and is potentially fatal. It was originally described in the 18th century by James Lind and associated with long sea voyages and insufficient citrus consumption. Its prevalence has declined markedly over the years ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Scurvy as a mimicker of osteomyelitis in a child with autism spectrum disorder.
 

Author(s): Laura M Kinlin, Ana C Blanchard, Shawna Silver, Shaun K Morris

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2018 Apr;69():99-102.

 

A case of scurvy in a 10-year-old boy with autism spectrum disorder is described. His clinical presentation was initially thought to be due to osteomyelitis, for which empirical antimicrobial therapy was initiated. Further invasive and ultimately unnecessary investigations were avoided ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Latent scurvy with tiredness and leg pain in alcoholics: An underestimated disease three case reports.
 

Author(s): Christine Lux-Battistelli, Daniel Battistelli

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(47):e8861.

 

Scurvy is often diagnosed at the state of well-established signs as, for example, skin and visceral purpura, gums involvement, loss of healthy teeth, which derive mostly from disturbance of collagen metabolism. Little is known about the state of latent scurvy, which symptoms are nonspecific ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Scurvy" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scurvy: reemergence of nutritional deficiencies.
 

Author(s): Daniel Léger

Journal: Can Fam Physician. 2008 Oct;54(10):1403-6.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Long-term Study to Describe the Use of PASCORBIN® 7.5 g in Patients With Vitamin C Deficiency
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vitamin C Deficiency; Acute Disease; Chronic Disease

 

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2018

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The Effect of Vitamin C on Quality of Life of Terminal Cancer Patients
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Vitamin C Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2017

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