Scurvy: classic signs

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Gingival swelling and bleeding in a 45-year-old man from Papua New Guinea with scurvy.

 

 

 

 

NH scurvy signs 2
classical perifollicular hyperkeratosis in a 45-year-old man from Papua New Guinea with scurvy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from: Persistent anaemia due to scurvy by Vincent Ho, Pieter Prinsloo, John Ombiga
Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association, 21-September-2007, Vol 120 No 1262

 

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