Escorbuto; hemorragia periungual

El escorbuto es una enfermedad nutricional causada por la deficiencia de vitamina C, que se manifiesta por sangrado alrededor de los folículos pilosos, en las encías y debajo de las uñas, como se ve en esta fotografía. Esta es una enfermedad rara en los Estados Unidos.Escorbuto; hemorragia periungual

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Last reviewed 1/22/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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