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Scurvy

"Scurvy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An acquired blood vessel disorder caused by severe deficiency of vitamin C (ASCORBIC ACID) in the diet leading to defective collagen formation in small blood vessels. Scurvy is characterized by bleeding in any tissue, weakness, ANEMIA, spongy gums, and a brawny induration of the muscles of the calves and legs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Scurvy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Scurvy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2019
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