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Scurvy

  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

Abstract

Scurvy is disease that arises due to vitamin C deficiency. Most cases of scurvy arise due to severe malnutrition, alcoholism, and drug abuse.

Keywords

Molecular Oxygen Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Pituitary Gland Plain Radiograph Citrus Fruit 
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For Further Reading

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  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

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