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Chronic Adult Scurvy with Uncommon Skin Lesions
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Singh M, Kaur S, Sharma V K. Chronic Adult Scurvy with Uncommon Skin Lesions. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1986;52:174-176
AbstractChronic Scorbutic features as isolated deficiency were seen in an uneducated food faddist female. Unusual, sclerodermatous and discolored lesions on both legs we I re accompanied by typical perifollicular haemorrhages, follicular hyporkeratosis, corkscrew hairs, hypertrophic spongy bleeding gums and arthritis. Lesions were reversible on administration of 1000 mg ascorbic acid a day.