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Scurvy is caused by not having enough vitamin C in the diet. It is rare in people whose regularly eat fresh fruits and vegtables.

Sites included in this category explain the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
  • Medscape Reference: Scurvy

    Clinical article addresses background, pathophysiology, etiology, epidemiology, prognosis, presentation, and treatment.

  • On the Genetic Etiology of Scurvy

    Details the history of scurvy, genetic inability to synthesize ascorbic acid, therapeutic use of ascorbic acid, and related diseases.

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