Scurvy

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Scurvy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Scurvy" returned 103 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Improper Use of a Plant-Based Vitamin C-Deficient Beverage Causes Scurvy in an Infant.
 

Author(s): Isidro Vitoria, Berta López, Jacinto Gómez, Carolina Torres, María Guasp, Inmaculada Calvo, Jaime Dalmau

Journal: Pediatrics. 2016 Feb;137(2):e20152781.

 

Scurvy is a rare disease in developed countries. Risk groups include children with restricted diets, mainly patients who are autistic or have cerebral palsy. Furthermore, consumption of plant-based beverages has increased in recent years, especially in developed countries. When plant-based ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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From past sailors' eras to the present day: scurvy as a surprising manifestation of an uncommon gastrointestinal disease.
 

Author(s): Diogo Ferreira Branquinho, Miguel Pinto-Gouveia, Sofia Mendes, Carlos Sofia

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A 45-year-old man presented with follicular exanthema in his lower limbs, alternating bowel habits and significant weight loss. His medical history included seronegative arthritis, bipolar disease and an inconclusive diagnostic laparoscopy. Diagnostic work up revealed microcytic anaemia ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Childhood scurvy: an unusual cause of refusal to walk in a child.
 

Author(s): J T Alqanatish, F Alqahtani, W M Alsewairi, S Al-kenaizan

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Scurvy, or vitamin C deficiency, is rarely presented to a rheumatology clinic. It can mimic several rheumatologic disorders. Although uncommon, it may present as pseudovasculitis or chronic arthritis. Scurvy still exists today within certain populations, particularly in patients with ...

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: 5 Apr 2017

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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: 18 Jul 2017

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