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Scurvy | Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

Scurvy | Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

Scurvy | Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment Definition Scurvy is a rare systemic nutritional disorder that primarily affects the gingiva, skin, hair, nails, muscles, and joints. Etiology •Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency Scurvy, swelling, and redness of the gingiva Clinical features The oral manifestations consist of generalized swelling and redness […]

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