Treatment of Scurvy in Kid’s


Scurvy is a disease caused by severe and chronic vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency. Most people think of scurvy as a disease of the past, when sailors had to spend months at sea without access to fresh fruit and vegetables. While scurvy may be uncommon in modern society, it does still exist. Anyone whose diet is inadequate in vitamin C is at risk. The onset of symptoms of scurvy depends on how...

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