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Scurvy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Deficiency of vitamin C
  • Hypoascorbemia
  • Scorbutus
  • Vitamin C deficiency
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Overview

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Basic Information

  • MedlinePlus was designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions, and it provides more information about this topic.
  • The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library provides information on this condition for patients and caregivers. 

General Information

  • eMedicine has four articles on this topic from the perspective of Pediatrics, Dermatology, Radiology, and Endocrinology. You may need to register to view the information online, but registration is free. Click on the links above to view the articles from this medical reference Web site.

In Depth Information

  • MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings) is a terminology tool used by the National Library of Medicine. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Scurvy. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
  • eMedicine has four articles on this topic from the perspective of Pediatrics, Dermatology, Radiology, and Endocrinology. You may need to register to view the information online, but registration is free. Click on the links above to view the articles from this medical reference Web site.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Deficiency of vitamin C
  • Hypoascorbemia
  • Scorbutus
  • Vitamin C deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.