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infantile scurvy

infantile scurvy in Medicine

infantile scurvy n.
An acute form of scurvy in infants resulting from malnutrition, marked by pallor, fetid breath, coated tongue, diarrhea, and subperiosteal hemorrhages. Also called Barlow's disease.

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  • Very rarely they are absent in infantile scurvy, as described in adults.

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  • It may be added that we have found it of no value in infantile scurvy.

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  • This same year Lust and Klocman published the first metabolism study of a case of infantile scurvy.

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  • Economic status has to be considered in connection with infantile scurvy.

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  • It was soon evident that infantile scurvy occurred to a greater or less degree throughout the civilized world.

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  • The experience of Comby with infantile scurvy is illuminating.

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  • We have encountered frank hmaturia but once in the early stage of infantile scurvy.

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  • infantile scurvy was, however, almost unknown in that country until what is termed “lait maternis” and “lait fix” came into vogue.

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  • Rickets and infantile scurvy are commonly found associated, although they bear no causal relationship to each other.

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  • After an interval of some months infantile scurvy began to be reported from various sources throughout the city.

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