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profileScurvy

"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.

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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.


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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 9 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2016
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