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:

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: 11 Jun 2015

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Evidence of rickets and/or scurvy in a complete Chalcolithic child skeleton from the El Portalón site (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain).
 

Author(s): Maria Castilla, José-Miguel Carretero, Ana Gracia, Juan-Luis Arsuaga

Journal: J Anthropol Sci. 2014 ;92():257-71.

 

A case of what are most likely metabolic diseases is identified in a child buried during Chalcolithic times in the El Portalón site (Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain). The skeleton has been directly dated by C14 to between 5030 to 5020 Cal BP. Macroscopic analysis and a CT scan ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2014

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A rare presentation of an ancient disease: scurvy presenting as orthostatic hypotension.
 

Author(s): Jonathan Samuel Zipursky, Ahmad Alhashemi, David Juurlink

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A 49-year-old man presented to hospital with severe orthostatic hypotension, gingival dysplasia and a purpuric rash involving his extremities. The orthostatic hypotension failed to respond to fluids and, on the basis of physical examination and dietary history, the patient was given ...

Last Updated: 26 May 2014

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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: 15 Oct 2008

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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: 30 Mar 2016

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