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Clinical Image: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Appearance of Scurvy.
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Giryes S, Militianu D et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - A 40-year-old previously healthy woman presented to the Rheumatology department with suspected arthritis because of bilateral lower limb pain, swelling, and difficulty walking for the last six months. Physical examination revealed multiple subcuta...

Scurvy mimicking as systemic lupus erythematosus.
BMJ Case Reports; Likhitweerawong N, Boonchooduang N et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Scurvy is a disease caused by chronic vitamin C deficiency. The greater prevalence was found in the paediatric population with neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorders due to their restricted dietary intake. Our case reported...

Scurvy and Tinea Corporis Simulating Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis.
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Heibel HD, Ibad S et. al.

Jun 5th, 2021 - Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is a small vessel inflammatory condition considered to be caused by circulating immune complexes and often occurs after an acute infection or exposure to a new medication, although it may be associated with an und...

Reversible right-sided heart failure and pulmonary hypertension caused by scurvy in a 7...
Paediatrics and International Child Health; Abe K, Kibe R et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - Scurvy, a condition caused by vitamin C deficiency, is rare, especially in high-income countries. Symptoms of scurvy are typically characterised by dermatological disorders such as poor wound healing and tooth loss, but there is not usually cardia...

Reports on Greenlandic and Faroese medicine from an eighteenth-century medical book.
International Journal of Circumpolar Health; Porro A, Falconi B et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - The authors analyse descriptions of Greenlandic and Faroese medicine found in an Italian medical publication from the 18th century entitled, Europae Medicina a Sapientibus Illustrata […], which was printed in Brescia, in Northern Italy, in 1747. T...

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Vitamin D for COVID? We've Been Burned Before

Oct 28th, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I'm Dr F. Perry Wilson from the Yal...

Concurrent Beau Lines, Onychomadesis, and Retronychia Following Scurvy
Dayoung Ko, BS, Shari R. Lipner, MD, PhD

Mar 5th, 2020 - Beau lines are palpable transverse depressions on the dorsal aspect of the nail plate that result from a temporary slowing of nail plate production by the proximal nail matrix. Onychomadesis is a separation of the proximal nail plate from the dist.

Scurvy Masquerading as Reactive Arthritis

Apr 3rd, 2019 - Important sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, strawberries, broccoli, spinach, and potatoes. Recommended daily intake is 75 to 90 mg, with smokers requiring 110 to 125 mg daily because of increased oxidative stress.

Higher Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Lower Cancer Risk, Again

Apr 12th, 2016 - Higher levels of vitamin D are associated with a reduction in cancer risk of more than a 65%, according to a study published online April 6 in PLOS ONE. The finding comes from a pooled analysis of results from a randomized trial and a prospective ...

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