Educational Gif – Pathology of Vitamin C Deficiency

Scurvy is a rare disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C.

The clinical presentation of this lesion is well recorded in the history of medicine.

Scurvy usually present as perifollicular hemorrhages, corkscrew hairs, large areas of ecchymoses and hemorrhagic gingivitis.

Clinicians should be aware of this potentially fatal but easily curable disease that can occasionally affect adults and children.

Visit:  Pathology of Vitamin C Deficiency





Visit: Pathology Magazine – September 2017 issue


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