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Scurvy (Scorbutus)

An acquired blood vessel disorder caused by severe deficiency of vitamin C (ASCORBIC ACID) in the diet leading to defective collagen formation in small blood vessels. Scurvy is characterized by bleeding in any tissue, weakness, ANEMIA, spongy gums, and a brawny induration of the muscles of the calves and legs.
Also Known As:
Scorbutus; Scurvies
Networked: 503 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 28 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Rickets (Rachitis)
2. Ascorbic Acid Deficiency (Vitamin C Deficiency)
3. Hemorrhage
4. Metabolic Diseases (Metabolic Disease)
5. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)

Experts

1. Harrison, Fiona E: 3 articles (02/2015 - 08/2008)
2. Horio, Fumihiko: 3 articles (01/2014 - 02/2003)
3. De Buyzere, Marc L: 3 articles (09/2013 - 08/2007)
4. Langlois, Michel R: 3 articles (09/2013 - 08/2007)
5. Delanghe, Joris R: 3 articles (09/2013 - 08/2007)
6. Lykkesfeldt, Jens: 3 articles (01/2012 - 01/2009)
7. Ishigami, Akihito: 3 articles (07/2010 - 04/2006)
8. Kobayashi, Misato: 2 articles (01/2014 - 02/2006)
9. May, James M: 2 articles (12/2013 - 08/2008)
10. Gallie, Daniel R: 2 articles (09/2013 - 03/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Scurvy:
1. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)FDA LinkGeneric
2. VitaminsIBA
3. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
5. HormonesIBA
6. FlavonoidsIBA
7. Cod Liver OilIBA
8. IronIBA
9. Alkaline PhosphataseIBA
10. CortisoneIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Chelation Therapy (Therapy, Chelation)
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
4. Liver Transplantation
5. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)