Scurvy in a Patient with Depression
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- Chang, CW., Chen, MJ., Wang, TE. et al. Dig Dis Sci (2007) 52: 1259. doi:10.1007/s10620-005-9018-8
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Scurvy is a nearly-forgotten disease in developed countries where adequate nutrition is easily available. It still may occur, however, when, for a variety of reasons, people fail to eat a diet containing adequate vitamin C. We report the case of a 52-year-old patient with depression who developed scurvy.