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Term:
Ascorbic Acid Deficiency (DOID:9003737)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Avitaminosis +     
Ascorbic Acid Deficiency +   
A condition due to a dietary deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C), characterized by malaise, lethargy, and weakness. As the disease progresses, joints, muscles, and subcutaneous tissues may become the sites of hemorrhage. Ascorbic acid deficiency frequently develops into SCURVY in young children fed unsupplemented cow's milk exclusively during their first year. It develops also commonly in chronic alcoholism. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1177)
Vitamin A Deficiency +   
Vitamin B Deficiency +   
Vitamin D Deficiency +   
Vitamin E Deficiency +   
vitamin K deficiency bleeding  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Ascorbic Acid Deficiencies ;   Vitamin C Deficiencies ;   Vitamin C Deficiency
Primary IDs: MESH:D001206 ;   RDO:0004923
Definition Sources: MESH:D001206

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