Scurvy: a rare but not non-existent disease
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Scurvy: a rare but not non-existent disease

Scurvy, due to vitamin C deficiency, is rare but not non-existent. This disease affects certain categories of the population, including elderly people living in institutions and people in precarious situations. Treatment of scurvy consists of the administration of vitamin C. What is scurvy? Definition Scurvy is a significant and prolonged deficiency of vitamin C or…