MeSH code information
  • Name
  • Concept
    Scope note: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.
  • Tree numbers
    • C14.907.454.800
    • C15.378.463.515.800
    • C18.654.521.500.133.115.661
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