Vitamin C deficit
A lack of vitamin C is usually found in malnourished older adults, leading to nutritional disease such as scurvy.
Last reviewed 8/30/2011 by A.D.A.M. Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, and David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington (2/15/2011).
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